On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, Istvan Seidel wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 10. November 2004 17:50 schrieb Bryce Harrington:
> > Cool. I can walk you through the process.
> > Have you compiled the pre-release? That would be the first step.
> > Download it from the website and get it to compile and install on your
> > machine.
> I dont have done this until yet, but i will try it the next days.
> Is it already stable? Else than 0.39?
Yes it seems to be as stable as 0.39. Note that you can compile it
without actually installing it, so you don't need to remove 0.39.
The reason to compile it is to just check and be sure that you have all
the right dependencies. Once you have the right dependencies installed,
then making the rpm will be more straightforward.
> > Have you ever created an RPM before?
Okay, plan on spending some time learning about it. Read the section of
the CreatingDists page on making rpm's.
Basically, there is a 'spec file', 'inkscape.spec', which contains some
variables and commands that define how the rpm is put together. At the
top of the file are some settings you should review, and may need to
tweak. In the middle are some commands for doing the build. At the end
is a changelog.
The commands for using this file to generate the rpm are listed in wiki
on the CreatingDists page.
> > Give it a try and let me know if you run into problems.
> In the next view weeks I' m going to update to 10.1.
> Do you think it's a good idea to wait with the compiling for the new system?
> my old 10.0 is not very stable.
Go ahead and work on compiling it on 10.0. Most likely, if you get it
compiling on 10.0, you should also have little trouble on 10.1.