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I am having major troubles-gnorpm finds mozila 1.4, but does nothing when I click on install
Trying rpm -Uvh mozilla-1.4-0.7.3.src.rpm
error: cannot create %sourcedir /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES
I even tried mkdir, so there is a dir there
why are people using the src files like this??
am i missing something here?
use the generic i386 files OR recompile the .src files into your choice of architecture and then install them as i386,i486,i586,i686 whatever.
for example, get:
do yourself a favor and stop clicking on rpms, learn how to do them in the terminal - it is MUCH more effective and reliable imho.
if you try to install the i386 files they should work flawlessly minus a few deps.
If I am wrong on this, someone please let me know cuz I have had this clear understanding of rpms for a long time.
its time y'all started using apt.
go get the apt and apt-devel packages and install them both.
then go get ur packages using apt.
so, if u want mozilla, install it using apt, it will take care of ur dependencies for u - so u wont have to worry bout mozilla-nspr or psm or the other libs it needs.