Subject: Re: Doomed efforts.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 05/19/2000 08:23:33
In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>, David Br
>> 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 :)
You can't, because the archives are tagged with a flag which requires them
to be installed directly - however, I don't think those need to be installed
at all, it looks like we already have linux versions of glib.
The other problems may be harder; I was totally unable to get some of the
RPM's to work unless /bin/sh was bash.
>> 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...
Probably. I'm too busy right now. :)