[sword-devel] InstallMgr functional

Joachim Ansorg sword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 28 Jan 2000 23:26:22 +0000


Perhaps you want to contribute to the GUI part of BibleTime?
There's much to do (and I'm an unexperienced programmer).


> Troy A. Griffitts writes:
> > Joachim,
> > 
> > > The "manage remote sources..." menu item won't work.
> > 
> > :)  It's not just the menu item :)
> > 
> > Only local installs are completed.  I just need it to a place where we
> > can use it for a CD install, for now.  Anyone more familiar than I with
> > an FTP lib could add this functionality! :)
> I am not familiar with FTP in a C++ environment, but I am familiar with it
> in other languages.
> I had volunteered on the BibleTime team to work on InstallMgr, and had just
> decided that I should look for something else, because you seemed to have
> everything under control, and I saw no need to duplicate efforts.  I will
> learn what needs to be learned, and get this going.
> Actually, I will get it going "shortly", as I just tried to load the
> pre-release version of KDE (aptly named krash) and have lost my KDE
> environment.  I will be reloading Linux this evening, getting everything
> back to where it needs to be and start on this.  I am looking forward to
> this learning experience.
> This of course assumes that someone who knows FTP in a C++ environment
> looking for productive work won't be displaced by my volunteering.
> Does anyone have a good suggestion for an ftp library for Linux?  Actually
> under KDE 2 I think they already have some mechanisms (at least I get that
> impression from some messages I have read), so that will probably be the
> direction I will go.  I would have no problem adding conditional
> compilations for non-KDE Linux users, so an alternative library would be
> appreciated as well...
> --
>    Darwin Gregory
>    Creation is more scientifically valid than evolution!
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