Thanks. Let me know what you think. I'm happy to modify it
as long as it is consistent with Mandrake's RPM packaging policies.
I can send binary/source rpms for the SF site whenever you desire.
On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Alan W. Irwin wrote:
> On 2004-01-21 16:29-0800 Brian D. Wright wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > With some minor tweaks, here is a new spec file for
> > Mandrake 9.2 based on RC1. Build goes smoothly. Using the installed RPM
> > I've run almost all the tests successfully except the java stuff
> > (have to figure out some CLASSPATH issue) and the few octave bugs
> > I've found.
> > Propose to add this to the next release's rpm area.
> > All it should need is a change to the %version tag and maybe another
> > changelog entry.
> Thanks, Brian. I didn't respond much to your previous specfiles because I
> was distracted by other PLplot issues. But your donation of the Mandrake
> 9.2 spec file today is timely, and I hope within the next few days to review
> what you have done. Also, I may decide to adopt your ideas to update the
> existing RH 7.3 rpm and check the results on the RH 7.3 system that is
> available to me.
> If I understand your spec file (regardless of whether I adopt its ideas for
> mine), then I would be willing to release both my RH 7.3 rpms (built by me)
> and Mandrake 9.2 rpms (built by you) at our SF site. This would occur a day
> or so after the official release of the 5.3.0 tarball since we need that
> tarball to make the corresponding rpm's. Note, our previous non-RedHat rpms
> at SF were all donated as well.
> Alan W. Irwin
> email: irwin@...
> phone: 250-727-2902
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