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Re: Resolving deps for metacity updates

On Fri, 2003-09-12 at 14:36, Peter Backlund wrote:
> On Friday 12 September 2003 21.23, Aaron_Morales eogresources com wrote:
> > I'm trying to install the 'metacity-2.4.55-6' or 'metacity-2.5.3-3' rpms on
> > Red Hat 8.0 but they both have several dependancies:
> >
> >           error: Failed dependencies:
> >           libXrandr.so.2 is needed by metacity-2.4.55-6
> >           libstartup-notification-1.so.0 is needed by metacity-2.4.55-6
> >           redhat-artwork >= 0.62 is needed by metacity-2.4.55-6
> (All commands as root).
> Get the src.rpm for metacity and run rpm -ivh on it. Open 
> /usr/src/redhat/SPECS/metacity.spec and change Requires: redhat-artwork >= 
> 0.62 to Requires: redhat-artwork. Then run rpmbuild -bb 
> /usr/src/redhat/SPECS/metacity.spec. When (if) it finishes, run 
> rpm -Uvh /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/metacity-2.5.3-3.i386.rpm. 
> That _might_ work, but don't be suprised if it doesn't.

I am wondering what the source of th rpm he is trying to install. 
Sounds like it is for Redhat 9 or later.

Rebuilding might resolve the library dependancies. Might not.  Sounds
like the version of metacity he is trying to install wants XFree86

Not certain when libstartup-notification started to be provided as well.
It is from the package "startup-notification".  (Like that is a

Alan <alan clueserver org>

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