RedHat RPMs for Beta releases
chris at chrishowells.co.uk
Wed Sep 4 11:41:03 UTC 2002
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On Wednesday 04 September 2002 11:55 am, Manik Surtani wrote:
> Looking through your ftp and http download sites though, I only see RPM
> binaries for Mandrake and SuSE.
> I understand that both Mandrake and SuSE sponsor KDE, so it is
> understandable that you have these binaries available - but what about
> other popular binary formats like RedHat RPMs and Debian deb's?
Please read http://www.kde.org/packagepolicy.html. MandrakeSoft and SuSE
sponsoring KDE is largely irrelevant, it's up to the distro to produce the
packages, not the KDE project.
> I am willing to volunteer to run a script to create the RedHat RPM
> packages from the tarballs everytime a new alpha or beta is made, and
> submit the binaries to your download sites.
Thanks for your offer, but I think it tends to be a bit more involved in just
running a script.
> And I know someone (a staunch Debian supporter) who would be willing to
> make deb's as well...
Probably the same problem here as well.
Cheers, Chris Howells -- chris at chrishowells.co.uk, howells at kde.org
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