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Re: Request to have a package rebuilt for the EPEL repository



On 08/03/2011 09:54 PM, Itamar Reis Peixoto wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 10:47 PM, Ken Taylor <br549 embarqmail com> wrote:
>> I hope this is the correct place to make this request. If not, please
>> advise me of a better path.
>>
>> I needed to install the application recoll on CentOS 6.  There is no
>> recoll package in the CentOS, RPMForge nor ELEL repositories.  I would
>> like to report that I was able to rebuild the Fedora 14 recoll package
>> and install the resulting binary successfully on CentOS 6  64 bit.  Here
>> are the details:
>>
>> 1 - Built a "developer workstation" in VMWare
>> 2 - Configured it to build rpm packages
>> 3 - Downloaded recoll-1.15.8-2.fc14.src.rpm and attempted to build it
>> 4 - Chased down a couple of missing pieces ( yum --enablerepo=epel
>> install aspell-devel xapian-core-devel)
>> 5 - Ran the rpmbuild again and it completed successfully
>> 6 - Copied the newly built rpm (recoll-1.15.8-2.el6.x86_64.rpm) to
>> another CentOS 6 - 64 bit VM
>> 7 - Installed the new rpm - no errors nor warnings
>> 8 - Ran my tests on recoll - IT WORKS LIKE A CHAMP!!!
>>
>> Please consider having this package rebuilt and added to the EPEL
>> repository.  Please let me know if there is anything else I can do to
>> assist in this effort.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Ken Taylor
>>
>> p.s. I have installed the Fedora 13 recoll package directly on CentOS 6
>> 32 bit. I believe that it or the Fedora 14 recoll package could also be
>> rebuilt and added to the EPEL repository.  Please advise if I should go
>> through the above process with CentOS 6 32 bit to confirm.
>>
> report a bug here.
>
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/bugs/recoll
>
> and  try koji to build packages
>
Thanks. However, there is no bug with recoll nor with the rpmbuild
program. As I stated I can build the recoll package for CentOS 6 from
the Fedora package. I am simply asking that the Fedora package be
rebuilt for CentOS 6/ RHEL 6 and included in the EPEL repository.

Ken


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