[CentOS] wine 1.1.10 rpm for centos

Dnk d.k.emaillists at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 04:01:00 UTC 2008

Well that is great. On a selfish level, it will make certain things  
easier over here! :-)


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On 11-Dec-08, at 4:33 PM, Dag Wieers <dag at centos.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Dec 2008, dnk wrote:
>> On 11-Dec-08, at 2:26 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>> dnk wrote:
>>>> Well it is not that I expected it to be done. I was just curious as
>>>> in
>>>> my searches I found some for openSuse, etc and "hoped" that maybe
>>>> someone had rolled some.
>>> at one point in the past WinHQ's release process included rpms for
>>> EL4/EL5 - is that no longer the case ? If not, perhaps they could do
>>> with a hand in the release process itself ( which might be a good  
>>> way
>>> for you to get involved perhaps ?  )
>>> Would you be able to investigate this a bit further ?
>> They are still making RPM's, it is just that this one is "bleeding"
>> edge, and not considered stable as of yet.
>> It will come down the pipeline at some point.
> RPMforge provides stable wine (1.0) packages in the normal  
> repositories.
> And we also provide test packages (1.1) from the test repositories.
> In this case I only have 1.1.9 releases available from the test  
> repository
> because Wine does not announce new unstable releases on freshmeat. So
> there is no practical way to monitor new releases. (We have more  
> than 4000
> packages, we cannot monitor individual mailinglists)
> (In fact the latest stable release on freshmeat is 1.0, and not  
> 1.0.1 :-/)
> I am a firm believer to let upstream decide what is stable and is
> unstable because they know much better. I often advice people asking  
> me to
> make available an unstable release in RPMforge to discuss with  
> upstream to
> see whether they can stabilize their unstable tree.
> That said, I am building 1.1.10 packages right now but they will only
> become available on saturday since I will miss the deadline for  
> tomorrow.
> Wine packages take a long time to build (often need 2 passes).
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