[kde-linux] Strigi-0.7.6

James Tyrer jrtyrer at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 6 12:06:40 UTC 2012

On 07/05/2012 06:23 AM, Alex Schuster wrote:
> Mark Knecht writes:
>> On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 4:56 AM, James Tyrer<jrtyrer at earthlink.net>
>> wrote:
>>> On 07/04/2012 04:01 PM, Mark Knecht wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 3:57 PM, James Tyrer<jrtyrer at earthlink.net>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Did someone like totally forget to release a tarball for:
>>>>> "strigi-0.7.6"&  "strigi-0.7.7"?
>>>> Running strigi-0.7.7 on Gentoo as part of the stable KDE release.
>>> I presume that there are tarballs on Gentoo then.  However, a Google
>>> search didn't find them and I don't know how to find bare sources on
>>> Gentoo -- but that would still be getting it through a distro.
>>> Other distros also have it -- including SRC RPMs.  However, there is
>>> no actual release tarball from the developers.  Where did they get it?
>>> Now BLFS has posted Strigi-0.7.7 (2012-07-04) and are suggesting
>>> Debian for a download.  But that is only a workaround to the problem
>>> that there is no release tarball for 0.7.6 and 0.7.7.
>> The Gentoo ebuild for strigi-0.7.7 seems to point to a KDE repository
>> so I'm not sure why you think it isn't released but maybe I'm
>> misunderstanding you.
> Hmm, it tries to get it from git://anongit.kde.org/strigi

Yes, that GIT archive is what I was using for 0.7.6.  However, as I 
said, it is not simple matter to get it there.

> only if the
> version is 9999, meaning it will fetch the current Git version. For 0.7.7,
> it fetches this:
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~johu/distfiles/strigi-0.7.7.tar.xz
> Maybe a Gentoo developer also had trouble with the package and so he made
> a tarball himself?

James Tyrer

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