[avahi] [ANNOUNCE] Avahi 0.6.23 released

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sun Jul 27 06:46:10 PDT 2008

On Fri, 18.07.08 10:59, Del Merritt (del at alum.mit.edu) wrote:

> Avahi-novice question: the version of avahi that is formally supported 
> by my distribution (RHEL5) is at version 0.6.16.  What is considered 
> best practice if I want to be using the latest version of Avahi on a 
> given system?  Should I:
>     * "yum remove avahi" and then build from the source tarball
>     * wait for the provider to get to updating avahi
>     * disable the system's version and then build/install the source
>       tarball in parallel (/opt/blah or /usr/local/blah)
> Or is there another option I've missed?  I'd kind of like the third 
> option, since ideally I could develop with the latest stuff and then try 
> it with the "formally distributed" stuff to see if anything breaks.

I'd probably steal the spec file from rawhide and build it locally as
rpm and install it then.


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