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Re: package wishlist



 --- Jeremy Portzer <jeremyp pobox com> wrote: > On Mon, 2003-07-28
at 16:25, lfarkas bnap hu wrote:
> > hi,
> > I'd like to see the following packages in the next rh release (of
> course
> > the latest from everything). these are required for a minimal
> working
> > soltion which can comparable with windows clients and servers.
> > on the client side:
> > - acrobatreader
> 
> Um, Red Hat Linux comes with xpdf already.  Obviously Adobe's
> Acrobat
> Reader cannot be included -- it is not free or open source. 
> (Windows
> doesn't come with this either, now does it?)  It's just as easy to
> download and install Adobe Acrobat Reader for Linux as it is for
> Windows, however.

about including gpdf - now the default gnome pdf viewer
> 
> I really only replied to make that point, but here's some other
> comments:
> 
> > - ntfs driver
> 
> Already been rehashed; please see the previous discussion.  I think
> it's
> fair to say it won't be included, my guesses based on this
> discussion.
> 
> > - yum as the most usable and free package updater, we use it for
> a long time.
> 
> Yum is in rawhide, so it will probably be in a future release. 
> Been
> discussed here already too.
> 
> > - rdiff-backup (with librsync and rsync compiled to use librsync)
> for
> > incretemntal backup.
> 
> This would be cool, I agree.
> 
> > - samba 3 or at least both samba 2.x and 3.x.
> 
> Been quite a lot of discussion already on samba 3...
> 
> --Jeremy
> 
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