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15th July 2010, 11:39 AM
I have to install the gsl 1.10 package...i have downloaded the package and done the installation via the regular configure make and install. However, upon rpm -qa | grep gsl i am not getting any installed package response..please guide
15th July 2010, 11:56 AM
I suspect that rpm isn't aware that the package is installed because you used a .tar file.
15th July 2010, 12:03 PM
so how can i possibly check ?
15th July 2010, 12:05 PM
What do you want to check?
15th July 2010, 12:19 PM
that the gsl package has been correctly installed.... i am using fedora core 7....while using yum it gives me to install gsl-1.8 but i need a version >= gsl-1.10....
15th July 2010, 12:25 PM
If you installed it as a .tar package, using configure, make, make install and there were no errors it installed correctly. Now you need to figure out where the executable is so you can run the program. Fedora 7 is EOL, way past EOL for that matter. You'll have a lot of problems trying to use yum to install anything at all as the repositories have been moved and / or closed.
Moved to EOL (End Of Life) Versions.
16th July 2010, 10:02 PM
The binary to run should be in /usr/local/bin if you have not modified the default prefix= and exec-prefix= options of "configure". /usr/local/bin is not in the path by default in Fedora, so either run the binary with the full path or add /usr/local/bin to your PATH variable.
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