Originally Posted by oddo
tar xvfz zlib-1.2.3.tar.gz
no errors but still i have installed zlib 22.214.171.124-1
[root@server zlib-1.2.3]# yum list installed "zlib*"
zlib.i386 126.96.36.199-1 installed
zlib-devel.i386 188.8.131.52-1 installed
how do i install zlib 1.2.3 ?
yum lists what is in its database. Because you've installed zlib from the sources, yum cannot know that there's a newer version installed so don't worry about the yum output.