[ale] how to install an rpm ?

Josin Alvistur josin at dimensional.com
Mon Jan 12 20:37:17 EST 1998

On Sat, 10 Jan 1998, Josin Alvistur wrote:

> i am about to download the latest glibc from red hat
> i've never used rpm directly before.
> what options (besides '-i') do i need to specify to rpm when installing ? 
> also, i see that the glibc comes in 4 flavors (plain, debug, devel, profile)
> what are the differences ? 

by chance, found the answer to rpm usage in the RH manual (just have 
to get more used to *reading* tfm)

still interested in an answer to the glibc q above.

- josin
In Heaven there will be no DOS, no Intel, and above all, no Bill.

More information about the Ale mailing list