[FGS] Preliminary packaging
tjmitchell at riverside.bc.ca
Fri Jun 18 11:14:03 EDT 2004
> My plan is that we should have a wiki page for each package with some
> about it. They should all be linked off the Fgs.FgsTools page at:
> The idea (in my thinking) is that the end user could untar the .tar.gz
> for various packages (ie. base, mapserver) under one "tree" such as in
> /usr/local and they would overlay each other. Then they just need to
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH, PATH, PYTHONPATH and perhaps a few other things to
> to the new tree.
That sounds really good to me and fits with what my desire has been.
> I see the machine has python 2.3 installed so I think that can be our
> python distribution. I haven't tried packaging the python itself up
> eventually we should.
You did this for openev_fw, but was that only windows? That would at
least be a good template for modules to use, etc.
> I have tried the base "package" as it exists now, and found it does
> not work on
> my old debian system due to a dependency on GLIBC_2.3. I can't helpbut
> if we would be better off building our packages on an older system so we
> depend on an older version of GLIBC but there isn't much to be done
> that for now. We will have to keep an eye on the GLIBC issue and see
> we need to react.
Can you give us a brief summary of the env settings you set so we can test
it out too.
I assume it worked okay on maxine.
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