[sword-devel] Version 1.5.2

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 20:33:15 MST 2005

So I have CentOS 4 (RHEL 4 - so definitely an RPM-based distro). It might be
nice to make packages for a few of RHEL/CentOS systems, if they're not
already being put together.


On 10/17/05, Jeremy Erickson <jerickson314 at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On Sunday 16 October 2005 1:09 pm, David Blue (Mailing List Addy) wrote:
> > On Sunday 16 October 2005 11:01 am, Jeremy Erickson wrote:
> > > I'm about to move my Gentoo install to a different partition so I have
> > > room for a bunch of smaller partitions for clean Fedora installs. I
> can
> > > take care of the Fedora packages. It looks like Packman has SuSE
> covered
> > > now? (I got many of my SuSE packages from there before switching to
> > > Gentoo.)
> >
> > Packman doesn't have 10.0 OSS yet, at least not the mirror I'm using
> I know that Packman hasn't updated from 1.5.1 to 1.5.2, either. Because
> the
> release is so new, however, they may have just not had time to build.
> I have sent Joachim a package for FC3 and am about to send FC4 packages.
> Right now I have 5 more blank partitions (7 total), 10 GB each, for
> installing vanilla distros. I can probably get away with using 5 GB
> partitions instead of 10 GB. (Each Fedora install so far was about 3.5 GB,
> including extra libs and such in case I need to compile GnomeSword or
> something). In this case, I would have 12 more (14 total) to use.
> What other distros would be useful? Should I do SuSE? (I already have DVDs
> or DVD ISO images for 9.0-9.3, and can easily download 10.0) This wouldn't
> be difficult, but if Packman already has it taken care of, then to do so
> would be pointless. Mandrake/Mandriva may not be difficult, since it is
> also
> an RPM distro. Would there be a point to doing FC2 or FC1 builds, or are
> they too old?
> Debian and Ubuntu are APT-based and use dpkg for what I would be doing. I
> don't think I have time to learn a new system to get those working. You'd
> probably be best getting someone who can add the packages to the official
> repository for those distros, anyway.
> -Jeremy Erickson
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