[CentOS] Re: You didn't give me some packages, so now I'm giving you some! R, TexLive, LyX, Gnumeric, etc.

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Jul 25 21:15:18 UTC 2008


on 7-25-2008 7:51 AM Paul Johnson spake the following:
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 3:21 PM, Jim Perrin <jperrin-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Paul Johnson <pauljohn32-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>>> I want up-to-dateish versions of TexLive, R, gnumeric, emacs, but on a
>>> more-or-less stable base of Centos-5.2.  I asked for packages in this,
>>> but got no answers. So now I've built them and will let you try them
>>> if you want. I used the source packages from Fedora 8 and 9.
>>
>> You might want to take a look at joining up with rpmrepo for
>> distribution of packages. Folks are (sometimes with good reason)
>> reluctant to use packages from individuals. Rpmforge/rpmrepo are
>> respected repositories, and you'll be able to take advantage of plenty
>> of developer expertise.
>>
> 
> Thanks for the suggestion.  I've gone to http://reprepo.org and find
> mostly "empty space" and links pointing nowhere.
> 
> 
> 
It is so empty it doesn't even point to an actual server. Did you mean 
http://rpmrepo.org/    ;-D



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