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Re: Proposal: use rpm5 package format and the smart package manager

From: Sriram Narayanan <sriram@belenix.org>
Date: Fri 05 Nov 2010 - 20:30:05 CET
Message-ID: <AANLkTinbOz5CZugC2L+8u66wTNP9LDKYgsCW-9-4Sttm@mail.gmail.com>
On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 12:45 AM, Jeff Johnson <n3npq.jbj@gmail.com> wrote:
>> We're ready to move forward :)
> OK. I'll start-up the OpenIndiana VM buildbot again. Note that
> the issue with running the OpenIndiana VM is largely
> that its running on a devel box here at home, and
> I'm a bit short on memory and cycles to run the number of VM's
> that I'm attempting.

Ok, I'll see if we can set up a buildbot at one of our user's
computers, then. All Belenix work happens on our home desktop
computers :)

>> Does the latest build now, Jeff ? I had faced some errors when
>> building trunk, I'll discuss that on -dev.
> (from private e-mail) I got all the changes that were needed (for me)
> to build rpm-5.3.5 on OpenIndiana checked in last month. And
>        make check
> was likely mostly functional (or I'd remember the flaws. I fergit ...).

I'll cvs update and check :)

> The more complex issue is setting up a Bellenix (not an OpenIndiana)
> build system.

We'll need to rule this out for now. We need to stick to openindiana
until Belenix is ready for use.

> I'm not sure what tool chain components to use, will adapt to your
> packaging as forward progress becomes visible.
> For rpm-5.3.6 release this month, I'm using
>        autoconf-2.68
>        automake-1.11.1
>        libtool-2.4
>        gettext-0.18.1
> as well as (externally installed)
>        db-5.1.19
>        pcre-8.10
> and (internal to RPM)
>        beecrypt-4.1.2
>        neon-0.29.5
>        popt-1.17
> There's lua & syck internal to RPM same as always too.
> which more or less is "working" on all platforms afaict.

Ok, I'll test with these too. And I'll make sure I keep you updated as
we go ahead.

> 73 de Jeff
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