I'm not really familiar with RPMs, but due to some issues with trying
to get the OpenSSH tarball configured in the distant past, I used RPMS
on some of my RedHat 7.1 machines. I am currently running
openssh-2.9p2-1 and would like to upgrade to the latest version of
SSH. However, when I try to install the pre-built RPMs, I get errors
that it needs libraries like /usr/lib/libcrypto.so.2 and I have so.1
-- I guess they were made for RedHat 7.2 (as the directory says)..
Anyway, when I try to rebuild the RPMS, I get these errors:
perl is needed by openssh-3.0.2p1-1
XFree86-devel is needed by openssh-3.0.2p1-1
gnome-libs-devel is needed by openssh-3.0.2p1-1
I can install the devel libraries (though they seem to need all kinds
of other RPMS, ad nauseum), but I am concerned about installing a new
perl, which I installed from the tarball and have all updated and
running the way I want.
So am I stuck with the source tarball?