I am attempting to install glibc-2.5.34.i386.rpm on RHEL 5 (necessary in order to install gcc, which in turn is needed to install Apache server). I mounted the RHEL 5 iso to /mnt and copied over the relevant RPM files to a separate directory). When I run rpm -ivh glibc-2.5-34.i386.rpm I am getting a dependency error stating the following:
error: Failed dependencies: glibc-common = 2.5-34 is need by glibc-2.5-34.i386
Okay, so I grabbed the glibc-common RPM from the RPM fiinder site and ran rpm -ivh on it. However, it complains that I have a newer version of glibc-common package installed (2.5-34.el5_3.1.i386) and then spits out a bunch of lines about conflicting files. So is there a way to somehow uninstall or rollback glibc-common to version 2.5-34 so that I can go ahead with the install of glibc?
Btw, I cannot use yum due to network connectivity issues.