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

Larry Rosenman ler at lerctr.org
Wed Oct 2 14:22:12 CEST 2002

On Tue, 2002-10-01 at 21:39, G. Armour Van Horn wrote:
> Larry Rosenman wrote:
> > On Mon, 2002-09-30 at 14:46, G. Armour Van Horn wrote:
> > > I've decided that it's time to make the jump to the beta, and I'm wondering if anyone is maintaining
> > > any guides for the process. I have a new list to setup, which will be my first with a virtual domain,
> > > but I also have a dozen current lists to preserve.
> > >
> > > I assume that this is touched on in the docs with the package, but would like to at least look at
> > > anything else out there before I actually tackle the change.
> >
> > it was a no brainer.  just make sure that you have Python 2.2.1, and do
> > the right scripting to start it.
> 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  **OPENSSL
>         libexpat.so.0 is needed by python2-2.2.1-1 expat, should be standalone
>         libssl.so.2 is needed by python2-2.2.1-1 **openSSL
> 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?

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