Re: netscape 4.6
Subject: Re: netscape 4.6
Date: Sun, Jun 06, 1999 at 02:54:17PM -0500
In reply to:Brian Servis
Quoting Brian Servis(firstname.lastname@example.org):
> *- On 6 Jun, Wayne Topa wrote about "Re: netscape 4.6"
> > Subject: Re: netscape 4.6
> > Date: Sat, Jun 05, 1999 at 08:04:54PM -0500
> > In reply to:Brian Servis
> > Quoting Brian Servis(email@example.com):
> >> *- On 6 Jun, Hartmut Figge wrote about "Re: netscape 4.6"
> >> > Serge Gavrilov wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Hello!
> >> >>
> >> >> Does anybody know: is (unoffficical) netscape 4.6 packed for Slink system
> >> >> exists somewhere?
> >> >
> >> > in order to keep my slink clean from the ´horrible´ glibc 2.1, i also
> >> > had to found a way. i decided to download the tarball from netscape and
> >> > to use the debian-installer.
> >> >
> >> The communicator/netscape v4.6 as well as X 22.214.171.124 and a few other
> >> newer debs for slink can be found at, http://ftp.netgod.net/x, or add
> >> the line below to your sources.list file for apt. This is a Debian
> >> developers site, they are built from the potato sources against a slink
> >> system, so they are safe.
> >> deb http://ftp.netgod.net/ x/
> >> --
> >> Brian
> > I tried to install, with apt & dselect, communicator/v4.6 from your
> > site but kept running into a problem with netscape-base-4 (>=10). I
> > can't find that version on your site, in potato or in Slink.
> Just a note that it is not my site. I am just recommending it.
> You are right, the netscape-base-4_14.deb is no where to be found for
> slink libc(I have sent a note off to netgod to see if he can put it up
> on his site). I have put a copy that I built from the source at:
> Before you install this though you will need to install the libwww-perl
> and liburi-perl packages from unstable(it would be great if they were
> in the above archive as well), they do not need libc6(>=2.1) so this is
> not a problem. The easiest way to install them is to use dpkg on one
> dpkg -i liburi-perl_1.01-1.deb libwww-perl_5.42-1.deb netscape-base-4_14_i386.deb
> After that use apt/dselect or whatever to install the rest of the
> packages you need from http://ftp.netgod.net/x/.
> Sorry for the confusion,
Thanks Brian. Thought that I had really lost it as everyone else had
got it working. My Slink (small spud) system just required it.
Thanks for your note and, of course, your efforts.
Real Users find the one combination of bizarre input values that shuts
down the system for days.
Wayne T. Topa <firstname.lastname@example.org>