glibcc < 2.2 how do I tell?

cain410 cain410 at
Wed Oct 3 22:00:27 CDT 2001

Thanks Skylar!  I appreciate the detailed response!

On Tue, 02 Oct 2001 09:37:40 GMT, skylar at (Skylar
Thompson) wrote:

>On Mon, 1 Oct 2001 21:32:01 -0700, bentley423 <bentley423NOSpam at> wrote:
>>I'm looking over the Wine documentation, and it says that the particular 
>>version that looks like it will work with my version of RedHat 7.1 will 
>>only work if the glibcc is 2.2 or above.  How do I tell?  I"m a newbie and 
>>not sure exactly what the glibcc is.
>Use rpm(1): rpm -q glibc or rpm -qi glibc (for more information).
>As for what it does, its RPM carries this description:
>"The glibc package contains standard libraries which are used by
>multiple programs on the system. In order to save disk space and
>memory, as well as to make upgrading easier, common system code is
>kept in one place and shared between programs. This particular package
>contains the most important sets of shared libraries: the standard C
>library and the standard math library. Without these two libraries, a
>Linux system will not function."

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