Squeak 2.8 Linux install problem
william.demeo at verizon.net
Sun Dec 10 02:34:38 UTC 2000
Yes. Same was true for me (ie the file is misnamed). I suppose one
could rename the file to one with no extension and use the "file"
command on the new name to see what it is.
FYI, I also recently installed Squeak on my Linux (SuSE 6.4) box and I
could only get sound out of squeak when using Squeak2.9a-2524, which as
far as I can recall I found either here:
(though keep in mind that 2.9 is in the alpha stage)
Avi Schwartz wrote:
> If I remember correctly from my install experience, the sources file is
> misnamed. It is not a tar archive, it is just a compressed file. Just
> uncompress the file and rename it to SqueakV2.sources.
> David Relson wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I'm attempting to install Squeak on my Linux box. I'm using
> > ftp://st.cs.uiuc.edu/pub/Smalltalk/Squeak/2.8 as my data source.
> > As my first shot, I downloaded all the Squeak*2.8*rpm files. The install
> > fails (see below) due to a missing file - which is not on the ftp site.
> > [root at osage Squeak]# rpm -ivh Squeak-2.8-3.i386.rpm
> > Squeak-image-2.8-3.noarch.rpm
> > error: failed dependencies:
> > Squeak-sources is needed by Squeak-2.8-3
> > For my second shot, I figured to use tarballs. However
> > Squeak-2-sources.tar.gz appears to be corrupt:
> > [root at osage Squeak]# ls -l Squeak-2-sources.tar.gz
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1361812 Dec 9 17:26
> > Squeak-2-sources.tar.gz
> > [root at osage Squeak]# sum Squeak-2-sources.tar.gz
> > 08348 1330
> > [root at osage Squeak]# tar ztvf Squeak-2-sources.tar.gz
> > tar: This does not look like a tar archive
> > tar: Skipping to next header
> > tar: 163 garbage bytes ignored at end of archive
> > tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> > Can someone please point me towards a better source for Squeak?
> > Thank you.
> > David
> Avi Schwartz Get a Life
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