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Re: rpm on OSX Lion

From: Anders F Björklund <afb@rpm5.org>
Date: Mon 26 Mar 2012 - 20:41:30 CEST
Message-Id: <CEC0BE6B-A669-4B01-B408-1DB1AD05439C@rpm5.org>
Henri Gomez wrote:

>> 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.

Seems your next task is porting either yum or zypper, then.

Presumably your "repository" needs some kind of indexing ?

>> 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.

There is a .pkg for Snow Leopard, but it was using RPM 5.2.

Better to offer a new one, if you have rebuilt everything ?

> Then we could works on building a community for RPMs production :)

Probably the best idea, as you won't know until you've tried.

>> 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 :)

I'm here, but might as well start over than reuse the old...

--anders
Received on Mon Mar 26 20:42:23 2012
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