[LON-CAPA-admin] Support for Redhat Enterprise 5?

Stuart Peter Raeburn raeburn at msu.edu
Tue Apr 24 09:35:16 EDT 2007


Current progress (as of 4/24) towards installation support for LON-CAPA on 
RHEL5 is as follows: 

1. rpms have been created for 64 bit architecture.
2. Changes required in 3 scripts (CHECKRPMS, distprobe, and 
modify_config_files.pl) have been made and committed to CVS.
3. An installer tar file and yum.conf file have been created at 
4. LON-CAPA is running on RHEL5 on a 64 bit testing server at MSU. 

Remaining tasks include:
1. Build of rpms for 32 bit architecture.
2. Testing of operation of RHN update process with LON-CAPA yum repository.
3. Decision/creation of 2.3.4 LON-CAPA release to incorporate script changes 
(2 above).
4. Documentation of install process and addition of link on install web 

Stuart Raeburn

D G Teed writes: 

> On 4/18/07, Guy Albertelli II <guy at albertelli.com> wrote: 
>> But putting out a 2.3.4 that only contains the changes to support an RHEL
>> 5 might be possible. I'll need to see what changes Stuart needs to
>> make first to see. 
> Hi, 
> I'm curious how close we are to seeing this available.  I have a server
> I must put into production for May 7th.  At this point I'm considering 
> that
> perhaps I should back off to RHEL 4.  Another option would be
> to attempt to replicate the set up of LON CAPA (apache, user accounts,
> home dirs, etc) of our clone box running RHEL 4, on the RHEL 5 server. 
> Regards, 
> --Donald Teed

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