@Stephen: My own version did not have this patch. Newer RBTools (as you
mentioned) tries the system copy first. However the company wouldn't use
it unless it had that patch included. Something like.. "don't fix it if
it's not broken" ;)
On 12 November 2013 13:35, Stephen Gallagher <step...@gallagherhome.com>wrote:
> On 11/11/2013 07:21 AM, Dan Porter wrote:
> > For those wanting to run RBTools under EL5 (which is unfortunately our
> > main production environment still), attached is an unofficial package we
> > use at our company. It's built from standard sources and contains a
> > minor patch. No post 0.5.2 updates/patches have been applied.
> > Link to Gist if you wish to build this
> > yourself: https://gist.github.com/Stealthii/7412376
> > On reviewboard itself I can confirm there are issues running this on
> > RHEL5. Strongly recommend 6.2+.
> > On Monday, November 4, 2013 11:35:43 PM UTC, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> > On 11/04/2013 01:28 PM, Adrien Rochereau wrote:
> > > Hi, I did an install two weeks ago on a centos 5.4 without any
> > issues,
> > > This week, trying to do the same thing on RHEL 5.4 and yum kept
> > > returining not found, if you go to the package browser on fedora's
> > > website, you cannot find RB anymore under 5/i386.
> > > Is this because of an update or are you pulling the support of
> > >
> > Yes, I sent out an announcement quite a while ago. RHEL/CentOS 4 is
> > old and cannot support ReviewBoard any longer without significant
> > effort
> > in porting all of its dependencies to the python26 toolchain in EPEL.
> > Given that RHEL 5 is very old and in maintenance mode, I reasoned
> > people would generally accept running a RHEL 6 VM to power
> > if they wanted to.
> Oops! Thanks for pointing this out to me. I thought I had released an
> RBTools 0.5.2 package for EPEL 5, but it looks like I must have
> forgotten to. It's now built and on the way to the EPEL 5
> updates-testing repository.
> I retired the Review Board server from EPEL 5, but it makes sense to
> maintain the client.
> I've created the package now:
> It should get into the epel-testing repo within 48 hours. You can also
> download the RPM directly from the link above.
> Dan: I don't understand the point of the patch in your gist. It looks
> like a variant of an old one I had created, but it's no longer
> necessary. I got a better version upstreamed so that it will try to use
> the system copy before it resorts to ez_setup. Your patch doesn't really
> hurt anything, but it's unnecessary.
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