Subject: Re: Doomed efforts.
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 05/18/2000 23:11:28
On Wed, 17 May 2000, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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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