[LON-CAPA-dev] Re: SuSE installation

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-dev@mail.lon-capa.org
Wed, 1 Sep 2004 17:38:45 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Matthew, Martin,

> > And one more question: would it be possible to get a src.rpm for the
> > LONCAPA-prerequisites rpm for Fedora? I'd like to rbuild it for SuSE.
> Sure.  I've made a subdirectory off the earlier URL: 
> http://install.loncapa.org/resources/fedora/LONCAPA-prerequisites_rpm/ 

Can we do this using CVS? Martin has read access already to CVS and
Matthew had committed the spec and other bits there already.

(But it looked out of date to me? Can yopu commit the 1-3 rpm spec

> > I fully intend to do that - it'll make my live easier for future upgrades :-)
> > Right now I simply changed distprobe to set $dist to fedora2 when it
> > finds 9.1 in /etc/SuSE-release. That's a band-aid solution at best.
> > Thus, it would be helpful to now which files would have to be changed
> > so that distprobe could return something like suse9.1 (for simplicity
> > right now I still want to treat it like fedora2 and look for differences
> > later [like httpd.conf in /etc/httpd instead of /etc/httpd/conf]).

the loncapafile.lpml file in loncapa/doc/loncapafiles

is the one where installation directories and other things are

That is where you will find the fedora2 strings.

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