[Koha] Red Hat 8, installing dependencies
Bales (US), Tasha R
tasha.r.bales at boeing.com
Sun Dec 13 10:37:08 NZDT 2020
I'm trying to install the latest version of Koha on Red Hat 8.1, using the Koha Wiki instructions<https://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Koha_on_Redhat_Enterprise_6> for Red Hat 6. Perhaps you can help with a couple questions.
First, the Wiki contains a list of about 70 dependencies that should be installed before Koha. Since the Wiki article is dated, is there a method for determining whether this list is still accurate for Red Hat 8 and current Koha? Or, would one just need to be on the lookout for inevitable errors and complaints about missing dependencies?
Next, I'm limited to working with a corporate repository-I cannot connect to the internet--but I was able to install all but 11 of the recommended packages, see below. I don't necessarily know that all of these are critical requirements, but some of them seem significant when I Googled them for more info. They are as follows:
* ghostscript-devel (I have the non-devel package)
* gnome-utils-libs (I don't think we need this)
* Imake (May not need this)
* jasper-devel (We have jasper-libs)
If you can advise where I ought to look to gain an understanding of whether these missing packages are 1) true requirements for Koha 20.x, given I obtained them from an older Wiki article; 2) show-stoppers that will prevent using Koha, or certain features of Koha, if they are not present.
I appreciate and thank you in advance for any advice you may have. I am doing a good amount of research on the web to try to answer my own questions, but I'm a bit out of my league. Thanks for your time and consideration,
Tasha R. Bales
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