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Re: [GNUnet-developers] GNUnet packaging for Alpine Linux almost done

From: Christian Grothoff
Subject: Re: [GNUnet-developers] GNUnet packaging for Alpine Linux almost done
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 21:44:04 +0200
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On 9/27/19 2:48 PM, xrs wrote:
> Hi all, 
> it's almost done (including CG's TODO list 8-)
> Here are some open issues that I leave for comments.
> 1. Autoreconf
> For now, configure/make/make install does not work on alpine-linux. My
> workaround is to call "autoreconf -if" in packaging stage. This will
> not affect the normal installation.
> This is documented on Mantis:

Saw it, it's just strange for me, no idea what's wrong there, maybe the
gettext version of the system is much older than the one we used for

> 2. SUID helper binaries
> The suid helper binaries are not installed with suid bit automatically.
> The problem here is probably the missing groups gnunet and gnunetdns at
> packaging stage. My workaround for this is to fix suid bit and group
> ownership at post-installation time.

That should be fine.

> 3. Missing option for gns-proxy
> See

Why is passing the port via "-p" not acceptable?
Note that you can do this by setting

OPTIONS="-p 4444"

in the configuration already.  I'm not really opposed to also
having a configuration option, but I don't see why we need it.

> 4. Missing support for extractor and gnunet-fs-gtk
> These are later milestones :-)


> Any further comments or questions?

Sounds great. Let us know if/when the package is published and/or
ideally available in Alpine!


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