[Zope-DB] can't install mySQL DA on red hat Linux8.0

Dieter Maurer dieter at handshake.de
Fri Feb 20 17:56:13 EST 2004

vaibhav  uprety wrote at 2004-2-20 06:52 -0000:
> ...
>    i am using zope(2.6.4) and mySQL database(3.23.39) on red hat linux8.0. 
>I am using ZMySQLDA 2.0.7 and Mysql-python 9.0.2 as database adapters and database driver.
>i have successfully installed the database adapter(it's available in the drop down menu of Zope).
>In order to install the database driver i have downloaded the development header and library files for mySQL(MySQL-devel-3.23.36-1.LS1.i386.rpm), python(python2-devel-2.2.2-11.7.3.i386.rpm) and zlib(zlib-devel-1.1.4-8.8x.i386.rpm) .i have installed the mysql-devel package but when i try to install the 
>python2-devel-2.2.2-11.7.3.i386.rpm package i get the following error message
>s at linux01 ~/ZOPE]$ rpm -i --test python2-devel-2.2.2-11.7.3.i386.rpm
>error: failed dependencies:
>        rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1 is needed by python2-devel-2.2.2-11.7.3
>        rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1 is needed by python2-devel-2.2.2-11.7.3           
>is this due to version incompatability or some other reason. please help me to fix this error.

I do not have such problems because I do not use "rpm"s :-)

In your special case, I expect the failing dependencies are not
essential. Force rpm to make the installation and see what happens.


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