Subject: Re: Doomed efforts.
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/18/2000 23:11:28
On Wed, 17 May 2000, Peter Seebach wrote:

> In message <>, David 
> Brownlee writes:
> >	It would be _wonderful_ if you could come up a with a pkgsrc
> >	entry for this...? :)
> Hmm.  It's a little weird; their installer *ALMOST* works.  Except that RPM's
> suck.  And then there's some glib-related RPM's, which try to install glib
> stuff in /usr/bin.  Ick.
	Can you override that in NetBSD's pkgsrc version of rpm? If not,
	sounds like a need for a patch to rpm :)

> At this point, applix works fine, except that the first run fails; there's
> some program it runs with a "-fork" option, which never terminates.  If you
> just run that program, *then* run the rest of the suite, it's all fine.

	Wrapper script? A'la framemeker etc...

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