[Pharo-users] Deploying on Linux with LibC version < 2.15

phil at highoctane.be phil at highoctane.be
Sat Oct 7 08:06:56 EDT 2017


I would rather qualify Ubuntu as hell when deploying large setups of
machines that have to be kept in working order for a long while.

We should give top notch support for RHEL if we want to be relevant in
spaces like Hadoop for example as the reference platform is RHEL/CentOS.

Phil


On Oct 6, 2017 16:20, "Andrew Glynn" <aglynn42 at gmail.com> wrote:

> There's a reason it's referred to by numerous developers as R-HELL.
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> Andrew Glynn
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> *Date*: Thu, 5 Oct 2017 21:46:20 +0800
> *Subject*: Re: [Pharo-users] Deploying on Linux with LibC version < 2.15
> *To*: bruce.oneel at pckswarms.ch, Any question about pharo is welcome <
> pharo-users at lists.pharo.org
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> Reply-to: Any question about pharo is welcome <pharo-users at lists.pharo.org
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> *From*: Holger Freyther <holger at freyther.de
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> On 5. Oct 2017, at 18:08, Bruce O'Neel <bruce.oneel at pckswarms.ch> wrote:
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> Hi,
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> Hi!
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> Well, our redhat 6.9 systems have 2.12, so, that qualifies.
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> And yes, we still have RedHat 6, and 6.9 was released only 6 months ago!  It will finish extended support in a mind-blowing 7 more years in 2024.
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> Redhat 5, still supported for another 3 years till 2020 has glibc 2.5.
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> for a brief moment you really scared me. I thought you referred to RedHat Linux 6 which was released in 1999 but you are referring to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
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> As it turns out we have "latest" (as soon as a commit is made to pharo-vm.git) and hand curated "stable" (hand created source tarballs, rebuilt from a git commit of opensmalltalk-vm) for RHEL6 and CentOS 6.
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> CentOS 6.x:
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> # Add the repo
> $ yum-config-manager --add-repo http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/languages:/pharo:/latest/CentOS_6/devel:languages:pharo:latest.repo
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> OR (for stable):
> http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/languages:/pharo:/latest/CentOS_6/devel:languages:pharo:stable.repo
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> # Install 32bit packages (with X11 dependency for *-ui or not)
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> $ yum install pharo6-32-ui.i686 or pharo6-32.i386
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> # Install 64bit packages
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> $ yum install pharo6-64-ui.x86_64 pharo6-64.x86_64
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