[kde-solaris] KDE 3.4.3 IA32/AMD32 and UltraSPARC-II Released

Stefan Teleman steleman at nyc.rr.com
Sun Dec 25 23:58:04 CET 2005

On Sunday 25 December 2005 07:59, Mikael Dalsgard wrote:
> Hi!
> Just finished of the upgrade of my SPARC machine (what better way to
> spend your time on a Christams Eve? :-) ). Great stuff, as usual!

thank you very much! :-)

> I appreciate the work you did to simplify installation in a foreign
> locale. Last couple of times I had to investigate myself and edit a
> couple of files to be able to log in using something other than en_US.
> Now it was much easier, using your description and the provided program
> and icon (though, of course; having done this before on this box might
> have helped...).

i tried to make it easier. installing different language packs was too 

> Also installed a couple of language packs. And here I have some remarks:
> - runconfigure bailed out first complaining about an undefined
> WORKSHOP_ROOT variable. I guess this was used for your compiler root? I
> just did likewise, and it went through. Probably I could just have
> removed it as well.

whoops. i missed that one. i will fix this tonight and upload a correct 
script. thank you for letting me know.

> - The provided adapted configure script I never got the hang of (always
> complained about missing input files). I ended up just merging in the
> path diffs ("/opt/fsw4sun") into the distribution (original) configure
> file. Then it went OK. Probably missed some stuff, but seems fine for my
> use.

i will definitely fix this.

> So again: Great packages, appreciate you doing this! Hope you have time
> at some point to make packages for 3.5 as well.

thank you! yes i started working on 3.5 yesterday.

> Now on to upgrade my Sun provided Intel laptop...

i hope you have an nVIDIA card ... :-)


Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
steleman at nyc.rr.com                          -Monty Python

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