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Re: make install fails with Lily 2.7.x

From: Erik Sandberg
Subject: Re: make install fails with Lily 2.7.x
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 16:05:01 +0100
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On Saturday 10 December 2005 11.19, Cameron Horsburgh wrote:
> Cameron Horsburgh wrote:
> I've finally fixed this problem, so I thought I'd post back for the sake
> of the archives.
> I've been a little frustrated by the lack of a 2.7 series deb, so in the
> true Free Software tradition I decided to make one myself! I know little
> about these things, so I downloaded the RPM (2.7.12) from the website,
> converted it to deb with alien, and installed it.
> When 2.7.13 came out, I did the same thing. It didn't install--I now
> know that the removal scripts weren't right for my setup, and 2.7.12
> wouldn't uninstall. I tried again with 2.7.14, and then gave up.

Another way could be to use the control files etc. from the 2.6 packages, and 
see if they work with 2.7 (my guess is that this could work pretty well, 
since there are no major changes in dependencies).


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