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Old 12-23-2005, 01:33 PM   #1
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Troubles installing glibc 2.3.5


After downloading the RPM package of Wine and trying to install it, I got a dependency error.

error: Failed dependencies:
glibc >= 2.3.2-27.9.7 is needed by wine-0.9.2-1rh9winehq

So I went ahead and updated my GCC to 4.0.2 and then tried to update glib to 2.3.5 but I'm getting an error when running MAKE. Configure seems to work fine but then when trying to run either MAKE or MAKE INSTALL I get an error.

make[2]: *** [/usr/src/glibc-build/math/s_isinf.os] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/glibc-2.3.5/math'
make[1]: *** [math/subdir_lib] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/glibc-2.3.5'
make: *** [all] Error 2
Any suggestions or ideas would be awesome. Thank ya's!
Old 12-23-2005, 02:08 PM   #2
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Don't replace glibc. You will probably have to reinstall everything to sort out the mess.

Old 12-23-2005, 03:07 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick response...

Any ideas on how to get Wine working then?


I'm using Redhat 9, kernel 2.4.20-8 on an i686 system (if that matters at all).

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Old 12-23-2005, 09:15 PM   #4
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Go ahead and build Wine from source or find an RPM built for Red Hat 9 -- the RPM you have seems to require a more recent glibc. BTW, Red Hat 9 is really getting quite long in the tooth. You might consider upgrading to Fedora Core 4.
Old 12-26-2005, 04:58 PM   #5
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I took your advice and told a friend to download Fedora Core 4 for me (I'm on dialup).
Was just worried about finding a linmodem driver for FC4 since it's a bit new.

Thanks for your help...
But for future refence, how would one go about upgrading glibc to a newer version without having to install a whole new distro. I thought glibc was just a bunch of header files needed by the compiler, didn't know it would be that difficult lol.

Thanks for the help!


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