[Mono-list] Red Hat 8.0 rpms glibc 2.3.2 dependency

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
08 May 2003 08:18:07 -0400

Hello Daniel,

> > > [root@localhost daniel]# rpm -i mono-0.24-1.i386.rpm 
> > > error: Failed dependencies:
> > > libpthread.so.0(GLIBC_2.3.2) is needed by mono-0.24-1
> > 
> > I believe this is precomputed by rpm.  Which distro are you running?
> I am trying to install Red Hat 8.0 rpms in a Red Hat 8.0 system
> Previous Mono releases did not have that dependency, and compiling from
> source works fine
> I know it is precomputed by RPM :) what I meant by unintentionally is that
> maybe that machine was patched and upgraded to glibc 2.3.2 for some other
> reason and the rpmbuild picked up that dependency
> Or maybe it is a legitimate dependency because for some reason Mono now
> requires 2.3.2 (maybe some threading bugfixes ?) Then it is ok and I will
> happily upgrade, but we should put a note somewhere in the website (from
> irc, it seems I am not the only one seeing this)

Very good point.  I am going to have those rpms rebuilt, but I wont be
around until late today.