[CentOS] MATE 1.20 test build for CentOS 7 available

Mon Oct 7 16:11:54 UTC 2019
isdtor <isdtor at gmail.com>

Greg Bailey writes:
> Hi everyone,
> There's been discussions in the past about updating MATE RPMs in EPEL-7:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1436260
> https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2019-August/173154.html
> (and lots of others...)
> As a proof-of-concept, I've written some scripts that clone specific commits
> from the Fedora master branches, and then runs a tool to re-apply RPM
> scriptlets that are required by EL7 but removed from the Fedora .spec files.
> The scripts are available at:
> https://github.com/gebailey/mate-rpms/tree/master/1.20/el7
> There's also instructions there if you want to try upgrading to MATE 1.20
> w/o rebuilding them yourself.
> If these packages work for others, perhaps we can revisit the idea of
> updating the epel7 branches of the Fedora git repos and submitting an
> official update.
> There's nothing here (yet) about building MATE 1.22 (which might require a
> newer gcc for EL7), or building anything on CentOS 8, but thought the CentOS
> 7 users might find this helpful.
I've had 1.20 running on CentOS7 for a while, based on my own updates to the 1.16 rpms from EPEL.

Not so lucky for mate 1.22. Updating my own rpms to 1.22 as well as a rebuild of the Fedora 30 rpms do not create functional rpms. Some components work, some don't.