[Koha] ANNOUNCE: Koha perl dependency RPMs for Red Hat 9
chris at katipo.co.nz
Tue Jun 24 08:25:28 NZST 2003
I agree this would be much better on the devel list.
Paul, I have a tarball of your rpms that i will put up on sourceforge as
soon as I get a chance.
After work today probably.
On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 06:09:10AM +1000, Paul Gear said:
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> MJ Ray wrote:
> > Paul Gear <paul at gear.dyndns.org> wrote:
> >>I never have understood, and still don't understand, why people
> >>think typing 'rpm -Uvh packagename' is hard.
> > Because you have to find packagename's rpm first. Debian doesn't
> > normally need you to do that.
> (We probably should take this to a more appropriate forum...)
> Haven't we already covered this ground? What do you do for software
> that's not part of the Debian project? You have to go find it just
> like you do for RPMs. Is Koha part of the Debian project yet?
> Evidently not:
> What do people do in the meantime?
> > [...]
> >>What other way is there? Users don't compile, users install. The
> >>FreeBSD/Gentoo philosophy of making every end user a build engineer
> >>is ludicrous, in my opinion. I started programming in C over 15
> >>years ago, but i am not the slightest bit interested in recompiling
> > Similarly, you're probably not the slightest bit interested in
> > whether it recompiles as you install it, so I've never understood
> > that argument.
> Yes, i am, actually. I don't want time spent on doing work that's
> already been done. There are also other good arguments for *not*
> recompiling the software on every system system its installed on -
> witness the recent GCC security advisory. (I'm not sure why this is
> an issue for discussion, since Debian provides precompiled packages as
> well, doesn't it?)
> >>[...] So the software was not a good fit for my environment and i
> >>decided not to use it, because sticking with the distribution i know
> >>means saved time and headaches.
> > Please learn useful standards like Linux Standard Base instead of a
> > particular distribution if you are a sysadmin.
> Every distribution has *something* different about it. How is LSB
> going to help me know how to control the ethernet module assignments
> in modules.conf?
> (P.S. Please let me be the judge of what's useful to me... :-)
> > [...]
> >>next few weeks/months. I think it might require some adjustments to
> >>the installer, but i'm sure the Koha team will be willing to accept
> >>patches. :-)
> > Please. I'd appreciate you participating on koha-devel while doing
> > this. I'll probably not be at this week's devel IRC meeting
> > (because I'm at the Birmingham Linux User Expo) but you can always
> > contact me otherwise.
> >>P.S. Are my packages going to be put on sourceforge? Don't i
> >>deserve my millisecond of glory? :-)
> > Have you GPG signed them?
> Have you looked at them? :-)
> enoch:[/share/rpm/RPMS/noarch]rpm --checksig perl-*
> perl-Event-0.87-1.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
> perl-HTML-Template-2.6-1.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
> perl-MARC-Record-1.29-1.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
> perl-Mail-Sendmail-0.79-1.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
> perl-Net-Z3950-0.34-1.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
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