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Re: amaya for fedora 8?

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2008 10:42:11 +0900
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To: Matej Cepl <mcepl@redhat.com>, www-amaya@w3.org

Hello Matej,

I think your comment is very important. But to make it more valuable,
could you be more specific, e.g. giving examples of what's broken
with the build system, or which system libraries should or shouldn't
be used but are not,...

Regards,   Martin.

At 02:44 08/01/08, Matej Cepl wrote:
>On Sat, 05 Jan 2008 01:48:36 +0100, Jan Brosius scripst:
>>  As a mathematician Amaya seems great to me. I would like to use it.
>> However I use fedora 8. I have seen that there are rpm's for different
>> oses and also for fedora 6. Is one also working on an rpm for fedora 8
>> or do I have to install the rpm for fedora 6?
>I am an employee of Red Hat and although packaging is not directly my 
>job, I would love to see Amaya properly packaged as well (I was using it 
>for many years on Debian; although I don't use it that much now, I have 
>still strong feelings for it). I am not a newbie in packaging, but after 
>couple of attempts to make amaya palatable to Fedora repository (e.g., 
>using system libraries etc.), I gave up -- I would have to spend enormous 
>amount of time to fix very broken build system Amaya uses and anyway when 
>testing binary snapshots from INRIA site, Amaya now seems to be so broken 
>on Red Hat distros, that I don't think packaging is worthy at all.
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