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

Jim Perrin

jperrin at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 20:21:42 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Paul Johnson <pauljohn32 at gmail.com> 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.

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
George Orwell

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