[CentOS] Sylpheed-Claws aka Claws-Mail

Sun Apr 22 06:35:19 UTC 2007
Alex White <ethericalzen at gmail.com>

On 4/21/07, Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/19/07, Alex White <ethericalzen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Question!
> Answer?
> > I took the spec from Claws-Mail (formerly called Sylpheed-Claws) of
> > FC6 and updated it from 2.9.0 to 2.9.1 (correctly I believe). I
> > created the rpms from the build and I suppose I will sign them and put
> > them up on kuei-jin.org. My question is, should I give them to someone
> > to see if what I did is correct? QA?? I didn't edit any source or
> > anything. I know that it works because I installed it on my machine
> > and it's fetching mail right now.
> Excellent. One of the things that we tried to do with centos4 was to
> not duplicate packages which were also in the RPMForge, or
> centos.karan.org repositories. Not to turn you away, but  the rpmforge
> repository has this package built already. It does not appear to be
> built for el5 though. Perhaps you could provide a patch to the
> rpmforge folks so that this package would build correctly within their
> repository?
> The more people that contribute to things like RPMForge the stronger
> it will become. And since RPMForge and centos work very closely,
> you're helping us out as well.

Thanks Jim,

I understand perfectly, and I'll send what I have toward RPMForge and
see what they have to say about it. It's something that can be done
very easily, thanks for the pointer!