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Re: RPM specfiles for commercial packages?

On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 02:04:41PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> 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.

ATrpms would *love* to host nosrc.rpm/specfiles for
numerical/engineering packages!

Get me those mathematica/matlab/maple and nag specfiles now! 8-)
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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