[lug] what would break if...

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Sun May 19 19:04:30 MDT 2002

On Sun, May 19, 2002 at 01:27:04AM -0600, D. Stimits wrote:
>There would be some humor in that: A package to install something like
>an email package, that starts by quietly upgrading the whole system to
>RH 7.3. Advertisement: "This works on all semi-recent versions of

On the flip side of the coin -- why not build the newer PHP from .src.rpm,
so that it's built against your current db3 package instead of trying to
upgrade db3?

>srpms. It's that "stuck between a rock and a hard place" feeling right
>about now.

Yeah, but you're kind of wedging yourself between two rocks...  Try
building PHP from srpm.  Does the PHP source *NEED* the newer version of
the db3 library?

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