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Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 21:13:17 +0400
From: Aleksey Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: Johnny The GUI: prebuilt binaries for x86 and
 x86_64 are uploaded to the wiki

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 06:59:23PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 07:52:18PM +0400, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
> > Prebuilt binaries for Johnny the GUI are uploaded to the wiki:
> >
> > 
> > There are no static builds yet.
> > 
> > Binaries were built on machines with Debian Squeeze (Stable).
> > 
> > There are binaries for x86 and x86_64 (Amd64) platforms.
> Thanks!  At least the x86_64 ones appear to run on openSUSE 11.4 (OpenVZ
> container on Owl) just fine, after I installed the prerequisites from
> the openSUSE 11.4 repository with "zypper install ...".  Indeed, many
> features don't work yet.  I haven't tried actually running John via the
> GUI, though - will try that later.  Is it supposed to work?

Yes, John supposed to be called from Johnny and run. However without
file chosen Johnny does not call John silently so you see neither
anything changed nor any notification.

> > Also there are versions built under KDE and under GNOME but I do not
> > see any differences. Binary built under KDE works well under GNOME and
> > looks like GNOME application. 'ldd' says similar things for both KDE
> > and GNOME versions. Are they the same?
> Yes, they're the same:
> cmp -l johnny-6ae97db95fa989dca55aaef319a2839763aa018d-x86_64-gnome johnny-6ae97db95fa989dca55aaef319a2839763aa018d-x86_64-kde
> echo $?
> shows "0".

Hmm, they should not be so similar. I guess that compiler produces
different binaries every time even with one environment (for instance
because it inserts timestamp into binary). So it seems to be my fault.
I will check and fix it as soon as possible.

Aleksey Cherepanov

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