Squeak rpms (could I make some for you guys)
beoneel at bluewin.ch
Wed Apr 10 12:54:17 UTC 2002
I apologize for taking so long on this. This get mislaid
when i swapped around EMAIL systems. Thanks very much
though! The RPSMs are now on
Sumit Khanna <skhanna at csc.tntech.edu> wrote:
> Got some RPMs ready:
> They were built and tested on RedHat 7.2, but they should work on any rpm
> based system with glibc 2.2.x. Please check the spec files. If there are
> any mistakes, I'll fix them in the next release. The SqueakVM rpm also
> includes files for the Gnome menu and an icon consisting of that cat-like
> logo. The SRPM can be recompiled on any system with gcc3 (Redhat by
> default uses 2.96 and 2.96 has several....issues, so I set the RPM to
> compile with gcc3)
> You can create a link to my page or the RPMs, however I'd perfer if you
> link to the page since its location won't change.
> BTW, is there a mailing list I can subscribe to so I know when a new
> release of Squeak comes out?
> PS. Who ever maintains the Freshmeat page might want to update the Debian
> and Redhat section of the Squeak entry
> On Fri, 28 Dec 2001, Bruce ONeel wrote:
> > Hi,
> > This would be great and I would be happy to do this.
> > Thanks!
> > cheers
> > bruce
> > Sumit Khanna <skhanna at csc.tntech.edu> wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > My name is Sumit Khanna and I'm a computer science major at Tennessee
> > > Technological University. I was introduced to Squeak by a friend of mine named
> > > Marc.
> > > He told me about the origins of smalltalk and showed me some of the code
> > > used for squeak. It seemed so simple and so...well...java-ish (in the sense
> > > that almost everything is an object).
> > > I'm also the system administrator for our Computer Science department's UNIX
> > > labs. We currently use RedHat 7.x and I was wondering if you'd mind if I made 4
> > > rpm packages containing the four squeak components and if you'd provide a link
> > > to them from your downloads page. Also, what are squeak's major dependencies?
> > > It seems like a very cool language. How many other graphical tool-kits let
> > > you tear off an entire list box, rotate it around, place it back in upside down
> > > and then return to that state every time you start the program?! I really hope
> > > we can install this in the labs and let people play with it.
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Sumit Khanna
> > > CSC, Tennessee Technological University
> Sumit Khanna
> Tennessee Technological University, CSC
> UNIX System Administrator
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