installation errors

Frank Tobin
Tue, 30 May 2000 17:13:26 -0500 (CDT)

Royal Harvey, at 12:58 -0700 on Tue, 30 May 2000, wrote:

> I asked my sysadmin what are the OS and C-compiler versions of the
> server I am trying to install gpg to, and the reply was: "This is what
> the GNU C Compiler (gcc) reported as its version info: gcc version
> egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release) "The OS is Slackware
> Linux 7.0 which uses the 2.2.13 Linux kernel and glibc-2.1.2.
> jtj  30-May-2000  14:36:19"
Your version of gcc is not the recommended stable version. According to, the current stable version is gcc 2.95.2, but gcc 2.8.1 might be okay too. This might be a source of problems.
> Frank Tobin suggested that I try RPM. What is RPM?
RedHat Package Manager. Sorta of a pre-compiled distribution installation system. I can't remember offhand who is distributing the RPM for GnuPG (it's not official from Werner, IIRC). Can't provide you with details on how to handle it on a Slackware system either. -- Frank Tobin "To learn what is good and what is to be valued, those truths which cannot be shaken or changed." Myst: The Book of Atrus