[users] Inkscape dependencies

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr
Thu Dec 9 15:13:12 CET 2010


Ben wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Dec 2010, Steve Huff wrote:
>
>> On Dec 9, 2010, at 7:31 AM, Ben wrote:
>>
>>> But shouldn't RPMforge be providing it if it provides inkscape? This
>>> isn't a critisism, it's an honest question (-: I'm not sure I should
>>> have to get a CentOS package to make an RPMforge one install, should I?
>>
>> you're on RHEL5? then use either the gsl from RH, or the gsl from
>> RPMforge. RH provides gsl-1.13, RPMforge provides gsl-1.14; look at
>> your yum config to figure out why your system isn't seeing these
>> packages.
>
> That's very odd. I don't see gsl-1.13 (or any gsl at all) in my RHEL5.5
> Workstation install media. I also have a vanilla rpmforge-release set of
> yum config files and with those "yum search gsl" returns nothing but
>
> ================================= Matched: gsl
> =================================
> perl-Math-Gsl.i386 : Interface to The GNU Scientific Library
>
> Where are you seeing it installable with yum (rather than downloadable
> and installable with rpm)?

indeed it appears to be in RHEL5 Server, but not Client:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/
a bit strange since GSL can be very useful on a workstation, but....



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