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Re: RPM specfiles for commercial packages?



On Fri, 2004-10-01 at 14:01, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> Commercial software is an evil some of us have to live with and as
> long as I have no choice I figured I'd try and make it as painless as
> possible.  So I've been packaging the various commercial software
> around into Fedora-friendly RPMs so that I can move away from an NFS
> or rsync-ed /usr/local.  So far I've done Matlab R14sp1, Mathematica
> 5, the PGI compiler suite and RealPlayer.  (OK, RealPlayer was already
> an RPM but doing everything in a postinstall script is pretty nasty.)
> I doubt there up to proper Fedora standards but at least they work.
> 
> Is anyone else doing this?  Is there a place where we can exchange
> specfiles?

We have:
mathematica
matlab r13 and r14
maple
nag and absoft fortran compilers


among others.

I don't think there is a place to exchange spec files, though there is
nothing keeping you from posting yours or posting a .nosrc. rpm.

-sv



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