Subject: Re: *legal* osf/1 shared libs & Netscape available!
To: Andrew Gallatin <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 01/27/2000 23:08:17
On Thu, 27 Jan 2000, Andrew Gallatin wrote:

> Compaq has released their Tru64 shared libs for use with Netscape on
> "alpha linux" (not to mention FreeBSD & NetBSD..):
	Excellent news - many thanks for the info!

> This is a form which has a survey on it.  Make sure to tell them
> you're running ({Free,Net}BSD ;-). When you fill out this form, you
> get pointed at a 16MB rpm.  When you finally manage to extract it (I
> HATE rpms!), you end up with a tar file:
> usr/local/netscape/netscape-all-4.7.tar.gz
	I have grown rather attached to rpm2pkg - its in NetBSD pkgsrc
	(apologies if if this is not of any interest :)

	Anyone interested in running up a pkgsrc (or ports :), entry for
	this - it owuld be nice for people to install out of the box
	(though I agree we need to keep telling compaq about BSD :)