[Mageia-dev] File Commander Linux repo configuration

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Fri Dec 28 12:06:40 CET 2012

Am 27.12.2012 09:48, schrieb Felix Miata:
> On 2012-12-27 09:02 (GMT+0100) Guillaume Rousse composed:
>> Felix Miata composed:
>>> According to http://silk.apana.org.au/fc2development.html I ought to be
>>> able to configure a repo from the content of
>>> http://silk.apana.org.au/rpm-stable-dev/fcl.repo :
>> You should reread it more carefully, they are assuming everyone uses yum
>> metadata...
>> Morevoer, a binary package build on fedora 1O isn't likely
>> to install properly on mageia.
> Mandriva 2009 is explicitly listed. libstdc++5-3.3.6-4mdv2009.0.i586.rpm
> installs on Cauldron (and AFAICT compat with or substitute for it still isn't
> available from Mageia repos). So I would expect since that works, so would an
> FCL rpm expressly built for the same system, even if not conveniently via a
> configured repo.
> It's author has been around Linux a long time. I doubt he would claim what he
> claims about running on/built for old Fedora & Mandriva releases if it
> wouldn't install on newer versions. His goal is for it to just work using a
> minimum of deps that all distros require or at least provide anyway. It
> installed for me easily using the supplied repo file at least on openSUSE
> 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2 & release next. I find it hard to believe it wouldn't
> install as well on Mageia 1, 2 or next, and I would rather have it from a
> configured repo instead of having to fetch it manually for each new devel build.
>> You'd better get the source package and rebuild it.
> I looked around that site but didn't notice source even being available. I
> guess to find out if it even is requires access via a repo mechanism.
> Not counting Gentoo, last I built anything from source was more than 5 years
> ago, and I don't expect it will happen again in my lifetime. I don't build. I
> test software others build.
You should be able to install it via
for x86_64 system, but that doesn't mean that the package will necessarily work.

You can't add a Fedora/RHEL style repo as an urpmi repo, and as it only contains
one package, which receives no updates, this is even quite useless.

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