#194 Linux Release

engine (98)

Get the Linux release finished!


  • Nobody/Anonymous

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    The problem is distributing the thing, it depends on alot of
    libary code, so just the executable probably wont work for
    most people.

  • Lucas Murray

    Lucas Murray - 2003-10-03

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    Why don't you just make Redhat/Debian (etc.) packages?
    Just add requirements and wa-la; Everyone can play. ;-)

  • Nobody/Anonymous

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    I don't really know to make redhat/debian packages. :)

  • Lucas Murray

    Lucas Murray - 2003-10-13

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    Then learn. I'm sure that there are many sites that tell you
    how to make them.

  • Chad Austin

    Chad Austin - 2003-10-13

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    Ouch, harsh. If you want this so badly, Lucas, submit
    patches yourself. Sphere is an unfunded project, and the
    developers work on it in their spare time. You can't make
    them do anything.

  • Lucas Murray

    Lucas Murray - 2003-10-14

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    It was only a suggestion, I know that there are some people
    out there with don't use Sphere as it's not Linux compatible.

    You don't need to make this high priority but it is worth noting.

  • Lucas Murray

    Lucas Murray - 2003-10-14
    • priority: 5 --> 3
  • Nobody/Anonymous

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    Sphere is Linux compatible.
    engine and wxeditor both work.

    Regarding making packages, every spec file I've seen so far
    goes on having the sources in a tar.gz file, where with sphere
    it's more likely that there should be a binary package with the
    revelant libraries (there's alot -_-)

    I could upload binaries and you could try to run them (and
    then tell me what libraries you need...)

  • Tung Nguyen

    Tung Nguyen - 2006-12-25

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    It's not much, but it's a start. tar'ed and gzip'ed with everything you need to run.

    The problem with wrapping Sphere up in a package is that everything it depends on also has to be in a package AND available in a repository. But this problem only really applies to Corona and Audiere, so packaging Sphere is still a possibility in the future.


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