[OS X TeX] the great heritage netpbm
bvoisin at mac.com
Mon Mar 5 10:27:20 CET 2007
Le 15 janv. 07 à 10:13, Friedrich Vosberg a écrit :
> Am 11.01.2007 um 23.12 schrieb Bruno Voisin:
>> Le 11 janv. 07 à 22:46, Friedrich Vosberg a écrit :
>>> Is the never disappearing reminder for update the NetPBM Tools
>>> and Library the heritage of Gerben Wierda? I remember he said,
>>> the updated packages would be available if time before 1st of
>>> January would permit it. Obviously time didn't permit it. So we
>>> must live until our last Karma with the NetPBM reminder, don't we?
>> Gerben is aware of the problem and hasn't yet given up.
> Great! The good fellows are still working in the background. You
> make my day!
Just a note that the netpbm package has indeed been fixed by Gerben
and is available through i-Installer. Following is the announcement
sent by Gerben to the Ii2-announce list on 26 February.
> De : Gerben Wierda
> Date : 26 février 2007 09:07:01 HNEC
> À : ii2-announce
> Objet : [Ii2-announce] netpbm i-Package updated
> This was one problem on my todo list still. Netpbm does not install
> as most public domain software packages do. Trying to update it to
> a later version played havoc with my install scripts (which I
> failed to notice) and the result was a very broken i-Package that
> some have installed.
> This left the following in your /usr/local tree:
> On Oct 30, 2006, at 15:48 , Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> Le 30 oct. 06 à 15:07, Bruno Voisin a écrit :
>>> Unrelated: installing the netpbm i-Package leaves a few files
>>> theo8mc233:~ bvoisin$ ls -l /usr/local/netpbm*
>>> -rw-r--r-- 1 root admin 681 Sep 30 20:06 /usr/local/
>>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root admin 533 Sep 30 22:02 /usr/local/
>>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root admin 14976 Sep 30 22:44 /usr/local/
>>> -rw-r--r-- 1 root admin 3422 Sep 27 21:12 /usr/local/netpbm.rtf
>> Other potential leftovers:
> On install the updated netpbm i-Package (containing the latest
> super stable netpbm release) will remove that garbage. It will do
> that carefully. All the Makefiles will only be removed if they
> contain netpbm stuff. So, this will not remove your own Makefile
> from /usr/local if you happen to have one.
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