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Re: Maple on Fedora



On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 02:10:33PM -0700, Mike Cloaked wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> dfeustel wrote:
> > 
> > On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 09:37:04AM +1300, Clint Dilks wrote:
> >> Dave Feustel wrote:
> >>> Has anyone experience using Maple on Fedora?
> >>> Any comments?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks.
> >>>
> >>>   
> >> It can be made to run but you have to do some minor hacking of the  
> >> installer binaries.  I have only tried it for Fedora core 6.  So the new  
> >> Fedora might be different.  From my notes
> >>
> >>
> >> This is the hack that is required to get the installer to work on Fedora  
> >> Core 6 which means you have to copy the content of the cd to the Hard  
> >> Drive then install from there.
> > I have experience cdrom install failures before, specifically with MKS
> > Toolkit and a couple of other cdroms. I got them to install by copying
> > the cdroms to hard disk and installing from the hard disk as you did.
> > 
> > I don't understand what the following lines are for. 
> > 
> >> cat UnixInstaller.bin.bak | sed "s/export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL/#xport  
> >> LD_ASSUME_KERNEL/" >  UnixInstaller.bin
> >>
> >> I hope this helps :)
> > 
> > Is the Maple installer OS-specific or is Maple in rpm format?
> > 
> > 
> 
> If you are talking about installing Maple 12 in Fedora 10 then you do not
> need any hacks or changes of any kind - just run the CD direct and it will
> install without any fuzz or bother - any hacks needed for ancient now
> obsolete versions of Fedora do not apply to Fedora 10 with Maple 12. It just
> works "out of the box" (or out of the CD) !

I'm still running Fedora 9. 


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