Re: Netscape on Alpha?
On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Andrea Mennucc wrote:
> what about uploading that package to the debian archives, in
Do the license of Compaq and the Debian policy allow this? Presumably a
debian-maintainer with access-permission for uploads has to do this?
The package is 16.6 MB large and this is the dpkg -I output:
new debian package, version 2.0.
size 16583190 bytes: control archive= 6444 bytes.
0 bytes, 0 lines conffiles
1582 bytes, 38 lines control
15331 bytes, 197 lines md5sums
257 bytes, 8 lines * postinst #!/bin/sh
194 bytes, 6 lines * prerm #!/bin/sh
Maintainer: Kerstin Hoef-Emden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Description: Netscape prebuilt for Alpha Linux
The Alpha Tru64 Unix version of Netscape, which runs on Alpha Linux.
Requires COFF support in the kernel. There may be problems running
due to differences in the thread models between Tru64 Unix and Linux.
This RPM embeds the instructions at
Includes some Compaq Tru64 Unix libraries.
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Repackaged to install files directly rather than by running a script
to unpack a tar file.
Moved install directories from /usr/local/... to /usr/lib/... to match
RedHat 6.1 for Intel.
During surfing sometimes small windows (that annoying commercial stuff)
pop up without the window frame elements to close them again (fvwm2) and
long term surfing may end up in a crash, but it is more stable than
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Botanisches Institut Germany