[Mailman-Users] Version 2.1.2 on Redhat Linux 7.3

Ian Fenn ian at chopstixmedia.com
Sun Jun 1 06:49:14 CEST 2003


Is it possible to run Version 2.1.2 of Mailman on Redhat Linux 7.3?

I asked my hosting provider and they wrote:

> Here is some information:
> Your current versions are:
> python-1.5.2-43.73
> python2-2.2.2-11.7.3
> mailman-2.0.13-1
> All are already the latest supported versions for RedHat 7.3. What 
> you probably need is python-2.2.2-26 or newer, with mailman-2.1-8 
> which show the following dependencies and some others:
> libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3)   is needed by python-2.2.2-26
> libcrypto.so.4   is needed by python-2.2.2-26
> libdb-4.0.so   is needed by python-2.2.2-26
> libpthread.so.0(GLIBC_2.3.2)   is needed by python-2.2.2-26
> libssl.so.4   is needed by python-2.2.2-26
> python >= 1.6 conflicts with postgresql-python-7.2.3-5.73
> python = 1.5.2 is needed by mx-2.0.3-1
> python = 1.5.2-43.73 is needed by python-devel-1.5.2-43.73
> python = 1.5.2-43.73 is needed by python-tools-1.5.2-43.73
> /usr/bin/python1.5   is needed by up2date-2.8.39-1.7.3
> It seems like RedHat currently does not support an upgrade of this 
> magnitude, phyton and mailmax sould be compiled from source RPMs, 
> that, personally I wouldn't be familiar with. This plus the fact
> of binding them together...

So, they don't sound too hopeful.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Many thanks,


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