[OpenAFS-devel] RH 7.0 RPMs of OpenAFS
04 Dec 2000 22:19:32 -0500
"R. Lindsay Todd" <email@example.com> writes:
> Kind of related: I've been working on an RPM spec file for IBM AFS. With
> RedHat 7, there are problems with some binaries that link against ncurses,
> like "scout" and "fms". I worked around this by breaking up the package into
> a number of RPMs, like "client", "server", "development", and "monitor" (for
> scout, etc.). This works OK since my client systems don't really need
> monitoring tools.
Well, I do seperate things out into a common package, -client,
-server, -devel, -kernel, and -kernel-source. Actually, I don't think
I even packaged up scout or fms :)
> Anyway, it wouldn't surprise me that building OpenAFS on RedHat 6.2 would
> yield RPMs with the same trouble (dependency on back-level ncurses) that
> IBM AFS has.
Oh, it might.
> Has anyone compiled OpenAFS on RedHat 7 with the 2.2.16 kernel? RedHat seems
> to have done, um, strange things to the kernel header files.
I think that there is a patch that deals with this.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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