[CentOS-devel] Re: nx-3.0.0 RPMS

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Fri Jun 29 10:05:54 UTC 2007


Hi Johnny,

On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 07:41:20AM -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> There are some NX-3.0.0 RPMS that currently seem to work OK with the
> current freenx (0.6.0-13) backend (for centos-5).
> 
> They do not do all the new things that nx-3.0 can do (we are waiting on
> a new freenx that does those things) ... however this version does
> compile on x86_64 (and there is also a version of freenx for x86_64 as
> well).
> 
> Currently there is a symlink to /usr/lib/NX for 64bit OSes as well ...
> but that also should be cleared up when the new FreeNX is released.
> 
> For anyone who wants native x86_64 support, these should be OK, at least
> for testing.

64 bit support was available for 2.1.x in form of patches, and I had
also given my best to use FHS across nx/freenx. Would you like to
check out http://atrpms.net/name/nx/ and
http://atrpms.net/name/freenx/ (contains support for CentOS-4 and 5)
and take over/sync any valuable stuff?

BTW I've been trying to split the src.rpm into one src.rpm per tarball
(makes upgrading to minor NX releases easier, as well as using
self-made nxagent solutions). This isn't done, yet, but would you be
interested in hammering this package together to its bits?
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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