[sword-devel] installmgr: please test

Troy A. Griffitts sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sun, 11 Mar 2001 22:58:00 -0700

> Here goes. Sorry ahead of time for the bug reports.
> this is on a linux mandrake box running mandrake 7.2 with updates and kde 2.1
> and gnome 1.2.1. I have almost everything installed. I ran the install from
> my hard drive rather than burning a cd first.

These reports sound like you're using an older version.  Did you
download the installer from the /pub/sword/iso/latest/tmp directory?  I
have not yet created a new ISO image from the 'latest' directory that
includes the newest stuff, so you'll have to get it from the live

> 1. I know this one is from downloading from the ftp server but autorun,
> setup.sh, installmgr.sh, and installmgr had to be set to executable.
> 2. while installing the files the installer does not refresh so the files
> just look like they are blury.
> 3. On mandrake the install paths should be /usr/bin and /usr/share/sword. If
> I remember correct this will be the same for redhat 7.0 and up. On mandrake
> the default install of /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/sword still works
> however installmgr correctly installs the modules in /usr/share/sword and the
> /etc/sword.conf correctly shows this for the datapath.
> 3. the installmgr at the bottom doesn't refresh at all during the install
> process.
> 4. the installmgr when you select an itmem it turns completely white so that
> it is unreadable. ( it simply disapears).
> 5. Not shure why but the installmgr only installed the packages that I
> sellected into /usr/share/sword but bibletime seems to be reading all the
> modules. Probably from the directory that I installed from.
> 6. the pixmaps on bibletime are unreadable.
> 7. cheatah works well and only sees the modules I selcted for install.
> 8. gnomesword will not even load. it complains about not being able to load
> shared libraries. libgnomeprint.so. when I install the rpm compiled on
> mandrake it runs with no problems. this rpm is already on the cd.
> one last thing I would like to update a few more files for the cd today.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >               -Troy.