[Box Backup] Re: Make/install help

Martin Ebourne boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Fri Aug 5 13:01:56 BST 2005


On Fri, 2005-08-05 at 12:56 +0100, Ben Summers wrote:
> And can you post the output of gcc --version? Maybe RedHat have  
> "customised" it again.
> 
> I do love Linux. Especially the way that all the distributions change  
> things subtly for no real good reason, making application authors  
> adjust for every single distribution.
> 
> There is an rpm description file in the contrib directory, but  
> whether it'll work on RedHat's latest wonder, who knows? Hopefully  
> the Linux experts on this list will help out.

Yes, the rpm still compiles fine on FC3 and FC4. The only change needed
is the version check change above, which does work.

I can only guess that either the original user made an error when
applying the change, or didn't rerun configure or something. There's no
reason it shouldn't work on FC4.

Cheers,

Martin.




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