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Re: rpm on OSX Lion

From: Henri Gomez <henri.gomez@gmail.com>
Date: Mon 26 Mar 2012 - 17:53:57 CEST
Message-ID: <CALyUpY2s-4tuLYkkNqhBW66eUOJ2eu5VRcrik+x0QK66gpkF3A@mail.gmail.com>
BTW, I attached tests results :



2012/3/26 Henri Gomez <henri.gomez@gmail.com>:
>> But see the options use when db-5.3.15 is built. This
>> is what I use to build Berkely DB on Mac OS X (after
>> creating a build_macosx directory to build in)
>> ===================
>> #!/bin/sh
>>
>> prefix=/opt/local
>> configure_cmd="../dist/configure"
>> configure_args="
>>        --prefix=${prefix}
>>        --enable-cxx
>>        --enable-java
>>        --enable-sql
>>        --includedir=${prefix}/include/db53
>>        --libdir=${prefix}/lib/db53
>>        --program-transform-name=s,^db,db53,
>>        --enable-tcl
>>        --with-tcl=${prefix}/lib
>> "
>>
>> $configure_cmd $configure_args
>> ===================
>
> Ok, I'll compare.
>
>> BeeCrypt was heavily used in Java long ago: dunno if still useful.
>> RPM doesn't need/use.
>
> So no need for me to support Java for bee crypt :)
>
>>> Any suggested macros for OSX ?
>>
>> OSX has a "fat" architecture that is essentially the same as "noarch".
>> EVeryone invents new names and the diversity just confuses.
>
> True ;(
>
>> The default macros SHOULD be gud enuf on Mac OS X.
>
> Perfect
>
>> Anders Bjorkland's Mac OS X distro based on RPM is still likely
>> the best around.
>
> This one (http://www.algonet.se/~afb/rpm/) ?
>
>> Not sure what you ask here: you want a rpm-mac mailing list?
>
> Nope, I just want to see if there is other guys interested with RPM on OSX.
> Frankly, I'm borred to rebuild Brew/MacPorts stuff and I'm not alone.
> I just want to be able to set a package repository and use yum or
> zypper to get stuff downloaded and installed.
>
>> Or are you referring to Anders (who knows way more about RPM
>> on Mac OS X than anyone else, with many other skills ;-)
>
> If there is a RPM DMG available right now for Snow and Lion, with a
> stable RPM, I'll be happy to use it.
> Then we could works on building a community for RPMs production :)
>
>> Anders is part of the @rpm5.org project: maintains the MacPorts
>> and FreeBSD ports, "smart" guy too ;-)
>
> It seems to be the 'OSX/RPM guru' so willing to heard more from him :)


Received on Mon Mar 26 17:53:59 2012
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