Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 07:26:45 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: unofficial packages for Owl Hi, I've put out a bunch of unofficial RPMs for Owl. These are available under /pub/Owl/current/unofficial on the FTP mirrors. The total size is around 270 MB. Please refer to the README (also available in that FTP directory) for the most current information on what's available and for installation instructions. Currently, included are unofficial rebuilds of some Fedora Rawhide packages (as of 2005/03/31) with minor tweaks to avoid undesired dependencies (such as on Kerberos): - X.org X11 6.8.2, Blackbox, WindowMaker, Firefox 1.02; - GTK 2 and other X and graphics libraries; - Python, tcl, tk, tix; - various small packages. Also included are OpenOffice.org 1.9.87 packages (genuine off an official OpenOffice.org mirror) that are known to install and work on Owl-current with the Fedora packages already installed. I have to admit that these are quick and dirty rebuilds, nothing more. Many corrections which should have been included in the packages are left to be made manually after package installation. You'd have to edit /etc/pam.d/xserver as explained in Owl/doc/REDHAT, configure window managers' menus to match whatever packages are actually available, etc. Please note that Owl is intended for use on servers only. Its use on a workstation will likely only make sense for Owl developers and contributors who might want to test cutting-edge Owl updates on their immediate computers. For this reason, there're no workstation-specific packages included in Owl itself and these unofficial rebuilds of Fedora packages are totally unsupported by the Openwall team. In particular, please do not expect security updates and such. -- Alexander Peslyak <solar at openwall.com> GPG key ID: B35D3598 fp: 6429 0D7E F130 C13E C929 6447 73C3 A290 B35D 3598 http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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