[R] redhat 7.2 and rpm
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Nov 23 10:11:23 CET 2001
Martyn Plummer <plummer at iarc.fr> writes:
> For RedHat 7.2 you need to install readline41-4.1-10.i386.rpm, which
> contains version 4.1 of the readline library. This information is
> contained in the file ReadMe-RH72, which you will find in the same CRAN
> directory as the RPM.
> Red Hat are pretty good about maintaining binary compatibility across
> point releases. When they do change something, they always provide
> an RPM for backward compatibility.
Thanks Martyn, I had missed that point. Back-linking the shared lib
does actually seem to work flawlessly for R, but it could have
severely antisocial consequences for other programs that link against
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