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Stuff I'm looking for.

To: SGI Linux <>
Subject: Stuff I'm looking for.
From: Alex deVries <>
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 1998 15:37:49 -0400 (EDT)
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Alex deVries .
EngSoc, US National Headquarters

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Date: Sun, 5 Apr 1998 18:25:37 -0400 (EDT)
From: Alex deVries <>
To: SGI Linux <>
Subject: Stuff I'm looking for.

I'm interested in finding the following things, before I invest time in
recreating them:

1. XFree stuff.
Somewhere, somehow, I picked up a copy of /usr/X11R6/lib/,
but I no longer remember who compiled it for SGI/Linux. Alan, maybe? In
any case, when I try to run 'xterm' (which came in the same tarball,
IIRC), I get a: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

although the file exists.

Does anyone have source patched I could turn into an RPM, or is this all
pretty much just from the source?

2. binutils

I think my sdb has taken a bit of a crash, since I can compile properly
only at certain times of the day.  Is there a binutils RPM out there
anywhere, and if not, can people tell me a list of the required patches
and latest version?

Other notes:
- When rpm 2.5 comes out later this week (possibly today), it'll have the
problems with mipseb/mipsel sorted out.  Eventually all the RPMs on Linus
in the mipsel are going to have to be replaced with repackaged ones.  When
RedHat 5.1 comes out (my guess: early next month), I'll compile the mipseb
packages.  In any case, I'll get mipsel RPMs out when 2.5 comes out for
easy upgrading.

- I'm going to be in Raleigh-Durham for LinuxExpo May 28-30.  Is there any
chance of us having an informal get together? 

- Alex

Alex deVries .
EngSoc, US National Headquarters

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