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Re: [SLE] Fwd: Solutions for Install issues on SUSE, Caldera



Thank you, Gavriel, I will try that this evening!
I hope you do get paid, though!
JLK

On Wed, 03 May 2000, you wrote:
> Answering support related email doesn't count as working. 8-) My real
> job is development.
>
> Anyhow, as I posted on the newsgroup, it appears that your problem on
> the install side is that the readme.htm file left out the wpo2000-minimal-dlx
> package in the required packages list for a manual RPM install. Add that
> back to your system, edit the /usr/lib/corel/bin/setupWPO2000 file
> as described in the newsgroups, and you should be fine.
>
> -Gav
>
> Jerry L Kreps wrote:
> >
> > Wow, Gavriel,
> > Working on Sunday? I hope you are taking at least two days out of
> > seven off!
> > I've got a 30 refund option which is putting a timeline on my
> > decision to stay with WPO2000. I hope your packaging team can find
> > and post a solution before May 30th.
> > Jerry
> >
> > On Sun, 02 Apr 2000, you wrote:
> > > Hi guys,
> > >
> > > I've forwarded the description below to our packaging team - I'm honestly
> > > not familiar enough with the packaging issues to help beyond this point.
> > >
> > > I do know that a web page is being prepared with detailed install info
> > > for SUSE, Caldera, and a few other distributions, so hopefully that will
> > > solve the problems below.
> > >
> > > The RPM packages are converted from debian .debs, btw, as you noticed.
> > >
> > > -Gav
> > >
> > > Avi Schwartz wrote:
> > > >
> > > > That was my experience as well as I told Gavriel in an earlier message.
> > > > To get the bin directory you need to install the minimal packages as
> > > > well. Someone screwed up big time in the packaging department. Somehow
> > > > I get the feeling the product was rushed to the market. It is not ready
> > > > for prime time.
> > > >
> > > > Avi
> > > >
> > > > Jerry L Kreps wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Gavriel,
> > > > >
> > > > > Here is the process I tried:
> > > > >
> > > > > I logged in as root.
> > > > >
> > > > > Mounted the cdrom with execute permission
> > > > >
> > > > > Ran KDE
> > > > >
> > > > > Ran Kpackage, KDE's visual front end to RPM.
> > > > >
> > > > > Then I proceeded to install each file from the cd redhat distribution
> > > > > directory in the sequence given in the WPO installation html, using
> > > > > the Update and Replace package option. (-Uvh) After each file was
> > > > > updated I looked at the file list to see how many there were in each
> > > > > package and where they were being installed.
> > > > >
> > > > > After 10% of 'wpo2000-full' was installed I got a message
> > > > > dialog, repeating the following two lines till the dialog disappeared
> > > > > off the bottom of the screen:
> > > > > "user builder doesn't exist - using root
> > > > > group builder doesn't exist - using root"
> > > > > I clicked ok and the dialog disappeared and the remaining 90% of the
> > > > > files in the wpo2000-full package installed. Then I clicked the
> > > > > files tab to see what files were giving the trouble. Immediately
> > > > > another message dialog appeared, with a title of "file attributes
> > > > > don't match', listing files in the order they were in the rpm
> > > > > package in front of each file was the phrase:
> > > > > ".....UG. /usr/lib/corel....<name of the file>
> > > > > ..... etc..."
> > > > > I don't know what this means.
> > > > >
> > > > > I continued installing the other rpms in the order required by the
> > > > > installation document. When I was finished I was ready to edit the
> > > > > file: /usr/lib/corel/bin/setupWPO2000 according to your instructions
> > > > > BUT, it wasn't there!!!! In fact, the entire bin subdirectory had
> > > > > only one file and a subdirectory in it.
> > > > >
> > > > > An interesting note: All the WPO2000 rpm packages installed in the
> > > > > rpm database under a branch entitled 'Debian'. !! All of the files
> > > > > had the source identified as a conversion from Debian.
> > > > >
> > > > > I used Kpackage to uninstall all of the WPO2000 packages and then
> > > > > deleted manually the files and directories that Kpackage couldn't
> > > > > remove. I then rebuilt the rpm database, to complete the clean off.
> > > > > Back to square one.
> > > > > Jerry
> > > > >
> > > > > On Sat,
> > > > > 01 Apr 2000, you wrote: >
> > > > > > Jerry,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Instead of patching the script I got run-parts from a Mandrake rpm (I
> > > > > > attached it, just put it in /usr/bin), all it is, is just a script. But
> > > > > > wine still crashes on me immediately upon startup. If you got CO2K to
> > > > > > work, then I'll know I have to look at my system and see what
> > > > > > incompatibility may cause the crash. If you have the same problem,
> > > > > > well, then it is a whole new ball game.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Avi
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Jerry L Kreps wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Did you read the latest email from Gavriel where she says that the
> > > > > > > code patch she gave me wasn't a 'real' patch, but I could use it to
> > > > > > > manually remove lines marked with '-' and add lines marked with '+'.
> > > > > > > I am getting ready to try an install in a few minutes. I'll let you
> > > > > > > know what happens.
> > > > > > > JLK
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On Sat, 01 Apr 2000, you wrote:
> > > > > > > > It still doesn't work for me. How about you, more luck?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Avi
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Jerry L Kreps wrote:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > ---------- Forwarded Message ----------
> > > > > > > > > Subject: Solutions for Install issues on SUSE, Caldera
> > > > > > > > > Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2000 01:39:30 -0500
> > > > > > > > > From: "Gavriel State" <gavriels@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > JerryKreps@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > When I cd to the package directory and issue the ./setup command I get an error message
> > > > > > > > > > saying that 'glic 2 cannot be found', and the
> > > > > > > > > > an error say that glibc2 cannot be found. SuSE 6.3 is supposed to be
> > > > > > > > > > glibc2 and I can nm /lib/ld-linux.so.2 and it responds with
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > SUSE & the GUI Setup:
> > > > > > > > > =====================
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > You are correct - this issue was noticed after the final CD went to manufacturing. I
> > > > > > > > > believe that there will be a web page up about this shortly. The setup tool is doing
> > > > > > > > > an 'rpm -qi glibc | grep Version' to get the version of glibc you're running, but SUSE
> > > > > > > > > (unlike other RPM based distros) puts the C libraries into a different package (shlibs).
> > > > > > > > > There's a simple workaround with a symlink, but I've forgotten exactly where, and I
> > > > > > > > > don't have a SUSE system in front of me.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > For now the easiest thing to do is to simply rpm -i all the packages except the
> > > > > > > > > glibc 2.0 versions of FontTastic and Wine.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Distros without run-parts
> > > > > > > > > =========================
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > After installing the packages, su and apply the following patch to the
> > > > > > > > > /usr/lib/corel/bin/setupWPO2000 file:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > -----------
> > > > > > > > > @@ -47,5 +47,11 @@
> > > > > > > > > # run the setup sub scripts that have been installed.
> > > > > > > > > if [ -d /usr/lib/corel/bin/per-user-setup ]
> > > > > > > > > then
> > > > > > > > > - run-parts /usr/lib/corel/bin/per-user-setup
> > > > > > > > > + for candidate in /usr/lib/corel/bin/per-user-setup/*
> > > > > > > > > + do
> > > > > > > > > + if [ -x $candidate ]
> > > > > > > > > + then
> > > > > > > > > + $candidate
> > > > > > > > > + fi
> > > > > > > > > + done
> > > > > > > > > fi
> > > > > > > > > -----------
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > glibc2.1.3 based distros
> > > > > > > > > ========================
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > There is a bug in glibc 2.1.3 that will cause an immediate crash on startup in WINE.
> > > > > > > > > You need to run the following command before launching the applications:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > $ export LC_ALL=en
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > You can edit the wpolauncher script to always do this if you like, of course.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > -Gav
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > > > Gavriel State
> > > > > > > > > Engineering Architect - Linux Development
> > > > > > > > > Corel Corp
> > > > > > > > > gavriels@xxxxxxxxx
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Avi Schwartz Get a Life
> > > > avi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Get Linux
> > >
> > > --
> > > Gavriel State
> > > Engineering Architect - Linux Development
> > > Corel Corp
> > > gavriels@xxxxxxxxx
> > --
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> Gavriel State
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> Corel Corp
> gavriels@xxxxxxxxx

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