This is a discussion on Re: Trouble With Linux Compatibility - FreeBSD ; Boris Samorodov wrote: > Drew Tomlinson writes: > > >> I am trying to install a linux rpm of Legato Networker Backup Client. >> > > It is not supposed to work (installing via rpm). You may try to do ...
Boris Samorodov wrote:
> Drew Tomlinson
>> I am trying to install a linux rpm of Legato Networker Backup Client.
> It is not supposed to work (installing via rpm). You may try to do like
> # cd $LINUX_BASE
> # rpm2cpio -q < $directory_with_rpm_package/$rpm_package | cpio -id
> Then find any new binary executable files and brandelf(1) them (only
> executables, not libraries).
Thank you! I think I have it working. Will have to test to be sure
it's working OK. I'm just curious...in two guides, written in 2006, I
found on the net use rpm to install. Did this change recently?
> Well, a better way may be to create a port. You'll get at least a clean
> deinstall possibility then. And use send-pr(1). ;-)
Yes, I tried creating a port once before for a new version of bacula
client. However I could never get it to work. That was a few years
ago. Maybe I need to try again.
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