Re: [Fink-devel] Initial 0.3.2a complete

2002-01-16 Thread Finlay Dobbie
On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 05:50 pm, Gordon Messmer wrote: ghx still doesn't build. As I said before, the problems you are encountering have been fixed for months now, in ghx-0.1.39-2. -- Finlay ___ Fink-devel mailing list [EMAIL

Re: [Fink-devel] Initial 0.3.2a complete

2002-01-16 Thread Max Horn
At 18:21 Uhr + 16.01.2002, Finlay Dobbie wrote: On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 05:50 pm, Gordon Messmer wrote: ghx still doesn't build. As I said before, the problems you are encountering have been fixed for months now, in ghx-0.1.39-2. but that is not in stable. You might want to

Re: [Fink-devel] Initial 0.3.2a complete

2002-01-16 Thread Max Horn
At 9:50 Uhr -0800 16.01.2002, Gordon Messmer wrote: Thanks Max! My updated report on the main branch: gnome-games 1.4.0.3-4: installation fails when chown is not in the path, which it normally is not. gnome-games should refer to the full path of the binary There seem to still be

Re: [Fink-devel] fink vs apt-get

2002-01-16 Thread Matt Wallace
We don't want to be sued. If a packages doesn't have a license field, it won't get into the bindist. If it is under a restrictive license which forbids binary redistribution, it won't get into the bindist. If a package possibly infringes patents (like libgif does with the unisys patent), it

Re: [Fink-devel] fink vs apt-get

2002-01-16 Thread El JoPe Magnifico
On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Max Horn wrote: With fink, for every package there is an .info file (and possibly a .patch file, too). Fink then uses the data from this .info file to retrieve the source tarball(s), expand them, patch them, compile everything, and then package it into a .deb (this is

Re: [Fink-devel] fink vs apt-get

2002-01-16 Thread El JoPe Magnifico
On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Finlay Dobbie wrote: On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 09:33 pm, Max Horn wrote: Oh and to mention one more difference: count the number of active debian developers. The count the total number of active fink developers. Compare the numbers. Think. And compare the

Re: [Fink-devel] xml-simple-pm

2002-01-16 Thread Justin Hallett
here is what I get after installing storable-pm make test PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /usr/bin/perl -Iblib/arch -Iblib/lib -I/System/Library/Perl/darwin -I/System/Library/Perl -e 'use Test::Harness qw(runtests $verbose); $verbose=0; runtests @ARGV;' t/*.t t/1_XMLin...ok

Re: [Fink-devel] xml-simple-pm

2002-01-16 Thread Kyle Moffett
Oh, and another weird thing, several -pm packages I have built were erroring like crazy, then I tried building in a clean shell, and they suddenly worked, oh and I did try that for this one, too, but I will try again. On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 06:13 , Justin Hallett wrote: you seem

Re: [Fink-devel] xml-simple-pm

2002-01-16 Thread Kyle Moffett
probably, though I might be wrong. On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 06:16 , Justin Hallett wrote: you think it's an env problem? [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I think that this is one of the problems we are going to have more and more. The user's environments are not being cleaned for the

Re: [Fink-devel] Initial 0.3.2a complete

2002-01-16 Thread Max Horn
At 10:14 Uhr +1100 17.01.2002, Jeremy Higgs wrote: On 17/1/02 5:54 AM, Max Horn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 9:50 Uhr -0800 16.01.2002, Gordon Messmer wrote: Thanks Max! My updated report on the main branch: gnome-games 1.4.0.3-4: installation fails when chown is not in the path, which

Re: [Fink-devel] Initial 0.3.2a complete

2002-01-16 Thread Jeremy Higgs
On 17/1/02 10:29 AM, Max Horn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The version of xfce in stable is old... I have compiled the unstable version of xfce fine, and I have had successful reports, but someone complained of a bus error, I think. Bit late to move it to stable now, though, to be included in

Re: [Fink-devel] Optional usage of Storable.pm

2002-01-16 Thread Randal L. Schwartz
Kyle == Kyle Moffett [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Kyle I found a way to detect if Storable.pm exists, at runtime. Pulled Kyle this from the xml-simple-pm package, it was in one of the test scripts. Kyle eval ( require Storable; }; Kyle if ($INC{'Storable.pm'}) $somevar{'storable'} = 'True';

Re: [Fink-devel] Optional usage of Storable.pm

2002-01-16 Thread Kyle Moffett
That is actually what I was thinking, but I am not very good at perl, so I was not sure that that method would work, and I saw the other in a test script that I knew did work, so I was inclined to go with what I know, and leave the refining to others who knew more. Thanks for the tip, Kyle

[Fink-devel] xfree86-server

2002-01-16 Thread Max Horn
I wonder if there is any reason why we should keep the xfree86-server package? Granted, it's supposed to be a stable base compared to rootless, but rootless runs rock stable for me, too. What do you think? Max -- --- Max Horn Software Developer

Re: [Fink-devel] xfree86-server

2002-01-16 Thread Alexander Strange
Well, some of us don't like downloading 56 MB CVS snapshots :) How about making xfree86-rootless a special case and keeping it constantly in sync with stable and the bindist? The apt version is only 3 MB, which is a LOT better. On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 09:44 PM, Max Horn wrote: I

Re: [Fink-devel] Optional usage of Storable.pm

2002-01-16 Thread Kyle Moffett
I am also going to be looking at writing some beta code for XML info files, since that would really make many features much easier to implement, as well as making the packaging policy more strict. If we wrote a .dtd, we could enforce that the package have a license field, even if one of the

Re: [Fink-devel] xfree86-server

2002-01-16 Thread Gordon Messmer
On Thu, 17 Jan 2002, Max Horn wrote: I wonder if there is any reason why we should keep the xfree86-server package? Granted, it's supposed to be a stable base compared to rootless, but rootless runs rock stable for me, too. What do you think? I think that running the X server in

Re: [Fink-devel] Re: TkCVS - Use of directory mann?

2002-01-16 Thread Christian Schaffner
Hi Dorothy At 23:34 Uhr -0800 16.1.2002, Dorothy Robinson wrote: Thanks for the information. I didn't know (n) and (l) were non-standard. I'll change the tkcvs installer for the next release. Sounds good! Thank you, Chris. Ok. Apple seems to have decided against mann, manl, mano. Also I do