SSH RPM for Red Hat 6.2 not useable

Damien Miller djm at
Tue Mar 6 09:55:43 EST 2001

On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Marco Fioretti wrote:

> Hello,
> I downloaded yesterday the Red Hat 6.2 RPMs for openssl
> and openssh from one of the official mirrors.
> I could install them on a stock Red Hat 6.2 box because
> rpm -Uvh says (quoting from memory...):
> cannot install because there is dependency conflict
> between this rpm (openssh core) and the version of
> rpm and rpmlib that you are using......
> In other words, the rpm packages generated *for*
> Red Hat 6.2 don't want to be installed by the version
> of RPM which *comes* with Red Hat 6.2.....

If you had read the README in the directory that you downloaded the RPMs
from you would have seen this:

    ``To install these RPMs you will need the latest versions of OpenSSL
      and rpm available from Redhat Errata.''


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