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Re: Finding Installed Packages



On Sat, 2006-03-25 at 14:46 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-03-25 at 14:09, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> 
> > > Well, what I'm doing is:
> > >
> > > I'm going to leave the packages installed as they are, and I am currently
> > > Downloading the Java SDK5.0 from Sun's official site... It's a massive 131MB
> > > download, and in .bin format, so I really hope it gets registered with rpm's
> > > db for updates...
> > 
> > It doesn't if you just use the built-in installer.
> > 
> > Grab the Sun .bin package, then get the jpackage.org nosource RPM and 
> > follow the instructions for building a FC-compatible set of RPMs from the 
> > .bin.
> 
> Do you have a link to the specific instructions you mean?  I always
> get lost in the vast quantity of different versions on jpackage.org.

Here's how I did it on FC4:
http://www.city-fan.org/tips/JpackageJava

Same procedure should work on FC5.

Paul.


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