[kde-solaris] KDE, checkpass and smartcards
ach at mpe.mpg.de
Thu Apr 10 12:10:54 CEST 2003
On Thursday 10 April 2003 02:31, Stefan Teleman wrote:
> I am in the process of building the KDE 3.1 (Solaris 8 SPARC) packages
> in Sun pkg format. I know it's been taking me very long -- building
> Sun pkg's from scratch is a major pain. :-) Essentially, i have to
> write the pkginfo files by hand, since i know of no graphical utility
> to do this (maybe there are some and i just don't know ...) this file
good news to here you're working on the pkg.
FWIW: Do you know epm? http://www.easysw.com/epm/
It's more or less a meta format that can produce pkg rpm deb etc formats.
I've found it very easy to understand and use.
For the file list I usually do : make DESTDIR=/some/where/else install
and use find to get the list of files.
> has to contain all the paths for all the files which belong to a
> given package. And before i do that, i have to double-check all the
> *.la files to make sure the paths they point to are correct (very
> often they point to my build area instead of the release root tree).
> I am kindly asking everyone to bear with me for a little bit while i
> finish the packages. Ron Nash and KDE have very generously provided
> online storage space, so that will not be a problem -- i would like
> to extend my deepest thanks for their generosity.
> Thank you everyone for your patience!
> On Wednesday 09 April 2003 19:25, Matthew Day wrote:
> > Has anyone done any work on getting KDE to use the Sunblades or
> > SunRays smartcard devices?? i would like to role KDE out in a
> > school rather then use Sun's implementation of Gnome 2, but it
> > really hinges on getting smartcard access working and checkpass
> > using the solaris password file. Has there been any updates of
> > late on getting the KDE3.1 packages out??
> > Matt
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