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dependency error---mutt installation error

Posted on 2002-06-19
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Hi experts,

I'm running Mandrake7.2 and have dowloaded mutt version 1.3.28 rpm package to /usr/local. when i tried
"rpm -Uvh mutt-1.3.28i-1.1mdk.i586.rpm" it failed and gave me a warning:
"error: failed dependencies:
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.2)   is needed by mutt-1.3.28i-1.1mdk"

i did a search and found the fiel "libc.so.6" in the directory "/lib".

How can i install the mutt rpm package?

Thanks,
KEN
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by:leochan72
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Try to use the switch "--nodeps".

So, you can type
"rpm -Uvh --nodeps mutt-1.3.28i-1.1mdk.i586.rpm", then it will not check the dependencies.

Leo
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by:ken021600
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sorry this is not the answer i'm looking for.

i'm looking for a way to install the package smoothly...

Thanks,
KEN
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by:ahoffmann
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either your LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable does not point to libc.so.6, or libc.so.6 seems not to be a GLIBC 2.2, then you need to install it first
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by:ken021600
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Sorry EE didn't email me to notify your post, ahoffman!

i did a search on the web, but just couldn't find a place to download glibc2.2......i'm running Mandrake7.2, could you recommend a site to me where i can download glibc2.2?

Thanks,
KEN
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ahoffmann earned 50 total points
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sorry, no experiance with Mandrake and GLIBC
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by:ken021600
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Hi,
That's ok. i'll try to figure it out myself...

anyway, i have another question to ask and have posted it to "Linux". Can you have a look at it? points for two posts could be yours...of course i know you don't help others only for some points. but i do think you can answer that question :)

http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qManageQuestion.jsp?ta=linux&qid=20318902

cheers,
KEN
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by:ken021600
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sorry someone else has already answered that question and it was closed.

anyway doesn't matter...

here you go...

Thanks,
KEN
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