[LON-CAPA-dev] Re: updated dependencies list
Thu, 9 Sep 2004 14:02:13 -0700
On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 04:30:41PM -0400, Matthew Brian Hall wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> >just a few questions:
> >1) you no longer list perl-Digest-HMAC, perl-Net-SNMP, swig, guile:
> > those are no longer needed?
> perl-Digest-HMAC / Digest::MD5 are included in the default perl-5.8.3 rpm
> so it isn't listed (and I had forgotten about it completely).
Ah. perl-Digest-HMAC is separate on SuSE. I've added it back in.
> The perl-Net-SNMP was unneccessary - we needed perl-Net-SMTP which is
> included in the perl-5.8.3 rpm, so it's not listed. It's part of
> perl-libnet if you need to find a package of it.
> swig, flex, and bison are required - Guy corrected me on this on IRC.
> guile - I'm not sure we explictly need it - perhaps it's a sub-dependency.
I think I added this myself: swig depends on guile.
> >2) you list perl-Authen-Krb4 = 1.1-1.loncapa which suggests that you
> > applied a specific loncapa patch to the source, correct?
> > Can I get that patch?
> I think we mentioned this earlier. The Authen::Krb4 module we compiled for
> FC2 segfaulted after 2 authentications so we ended up dumping the
> statically linked Krb4.so file from our ancient 7.3 installation. You
> don't use Krb4 authentication, do you? Ignore this requirement if you can.
Yes, I forgot. But If I do not install it, I have to modify the lond code.
Thus, I guess for now I can get away with installing it, even if it does not