Originally Posted by oddo
tar xvfz zlib-1.2.3.tar.gz
no errors but still i have installed zlib 188.8.131.52-1
[root@server zlib-1.2.3]# yum list installed "zlib*"
zlib.i386 184.108.40.206-1 installed
zlib-devel.i386 220.127.116.11-1 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.