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Re: rpm on OSX Lion

From: Henri Gomez <henri.gomez@gmail.com>
Date: Mon 26 Mar 2012 - 23:00:37 CEST
Message-Id: <0B689CB3-6DF3-48E5-8F02-1978869FA866@gmail.com>

Le 26 mars 2012 à 20:41, Anders F Björklund <afb@rpm5.org> a écrit :

> 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.

Worked on yum. make install didn't works as expected but I see files are moved in its spec file so I see what to do. 

I build neon and wget but gnupg 2.x need more libs making me thing that the works is not yet finish :-)

> 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
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