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ok, glib 2.2.3 came with my mandrake 10 distro, and I can't seem to get ridda it. I want to install glib 2.6.3 from source, but glib 2.2.3 refuses to ...
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    glib 2.2.3 uninstallation


    ok, glib 2.2.3 came with my mandrake 10 distro, and I can't seem to get ridda it. I want to install glib 2.6.3 from source, but glib 2.2.3 refuses to be overwritten. Technically, it doesn't say I can't overwrite it, but after several compilations, the version number of my Glib still says 2.2.3.

    Anyone know how to get ridda my original glib?

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    Doesn't Mandrake use RPM? If it was installed by default, it's going to be a package, which means you can use the package tool to remove the old version.

    Incidentally, the current glibc is 2.3.4 -- where do you come up with 2.6.x?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kode
    Incidentally, the current glibc is 2.3.4 -- where do you come up with 2.6.x?
    That's because it's glib and not glibc. I have always had trouble uninstalling glib and gtk things. YOu might try a 'make uninstall' if you compiled from source, or remove it with rpm if thats hoiw it was installed.

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    DOH! I'm showing my ignorance regarding Xwindows... I really thought it was a typo and he was referring to glibc...

    /me exits from this topic.
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    problem is that my current glib came with my distro, and doesn't show up on the rpm manager.

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