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Old 02-07-2005, 04:51 AM   #1
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Question how to install new versions of glib?

i have installed glib 1.2.9 before a month. Recently i have installed glib 1.2.10 after uninstalling the previous version using the command

rpm --erase --nodeps glib.

but when executing the command
glib-config --version it gives 1.2.9. i dont know how to install it . can anyone pl help me?
Old 02-07-2005, 08:25 AM   #2
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If you get the new packages.. do an upgrade:

rpm -Uvh glib-<version>.rpm

You should never have to waste your time removing packages to simply upgrade them when dealing with rpm's.
Old 02-08-2005, 12:53 AM   #3
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thanks tricky,
it works. but how to do the same when it is tar file.
how to update the xmms1.2.7 to 1.2.10 rpm? can i use the same as u told. but its not working..
can u help me


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