[Mailman-Users] Beta upgrade FAQ or How-To?

Raquel Rice raquel at thericehouse.net
Wed Oct 2 05:25:36 CEST 2002

On Tue, 01 Oct 2002 19:39:01 -0700
"G. Armour Van Horn" <vanhorn at whidbey.com> wrote:

> Okay, I've spent four or five hours trying to figure out how to
> get Python 2.2.1 installed with no success at all. Every attempt
> is met with a long string of unmet dependencies. If I have to
> upgrade the blasted machine from RedHat 6.2, which works perfectly
> well in this context, in order to move forware with MailMan I'm
> going to have to rethink the whole idea.
> I did find a RedHat 6.2 RPM for  Python, but reports:
> error: failed dependencies:
>         libcrypto.so.2 is needed by python2-2.2.1-1
>         libexpat.so.0 is needed by python2-2.2.1-1
>         libssl.so.2 is needed by python2-2.2.1-1
> Are those likely to be in one of the other Python RPMs, like
> python2-devel or python2-tools? Or will those just expose six
> hundred more dependencies?
> Van

I don't have an answer to your exact question.  I can tell you
though that I run RH 6.1.  I downloaded and installed, with no
problems, Python 2.2.1 from the source, rather than from RPMs.

Whoever kindles the flames of intolerance is lighting a fire
underneath his own home.
  --Harrold Stassen

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