[Xapian-discuss] RPM packages for RHEL4

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Thu Jun 7 11:37:30 BST 2007

On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 11:11:56AM +0100, Tim Brody wrote:
>  - the download page links to /RPM/rhel/ instead of /RPM/rhel4/


>  - the location of repos.d in DAG's yum (I guess where most people 
> would get yum for RHEL) is /etc/yum.repos.d/


> rhel4 works with yum but ...
> could you sign the packages - it's risky to use an unsigned repository 
> (only have to compromise the web server to own any system updating from it)?

I think it makes more sense for you to sign the packages - after all
it's you that users particularly need to trust here.

> up2date requires a 'headers' directory as built by yum-arch, which is 
> available from fedora extras, exactly the same usage as createrepo.
> Should be easy to build perl-Search-Xapian for fc6 too.

I'll leave these for Fabrice...


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