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Re: pspp in opensuse's build service

From: Detlef Steuer
Subject: Re: pspp in opensuse's build service
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 21:05:57 +0100

Thank you for the report!
Postgres comes from the INSTALL file, it is just a feature :-)

Concerning library stuff I must learn more about how pspp works.
For the time being I'll stop the publishing in the build service
until I found out the cause for that.

Thx again.

On Fri, 14 Nov 2008 20:55:54 +0100
unknown-1 <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi
> Nice to see there is a openSUSE rpm for PSPP yet.
> I installed it on my system which had already a newer snapshot build on it
> before this installation.
> What I see:
> - surprice, but the build thinks "postgresql-libs" needs to be installed. I
> guess that is wrong. I never needed it before.
> - the binary is place in "/usr/bin". The pspp scripts install it in
> "/usr/local/bin" by default.
> - I see no changes in  the file "/etc/". I guess you need that? Or
> found another way to find the libraries?
> - I didn't find en You don't need them?
> (This PC has this .so on several places so I don't know what realy happend.)
> I also installed it on a system without PSPP. What I see from the required
> packages, this seems to me bit to much. I haven't tested them. But I guess
> installing PSPP by hand on a clean PC and after that install it  with a rpm
> might give some nod needed packages.
> However, with a fresh install PSPPIRE starts, but as soon as you try to do
> some analyses etc. it crashes. This is "normal" when and
> is not found. And I don't find them either. This seems
> to be a problem.
> Besides I would give the users an idea what to do when the program is
> started. Not everybody will find out (s)he has to start /usr/bin/psppire
> after installing pspp.  The comments on the screen which can be seen before
> the rpm starts installing can be a good place for it.
> Just mail me when a new version is available (or info is needed) I am happy
> to test again. Although it could take a few days before I find the time.
> Have fun

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