Why is Coin3d version 3 and Pivy not in Fedora

Prasad H. L. hlprasu at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 08:38:25 UTC 2010

On 22 September 2010 13:29, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> wrote:
> On 09/22/2010 08:32 AM, Prasad H. L. wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was trying to find out why is coin3d version 3.1.3 (latest stable
>> version) and its python binding (pivy) not in fedora. All I managed to
>> get was a bugzilla thread
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?format=multiple&id=458975
>> which was talking about getting coin3d version 3 for Fedora. However,
>> that thread is already an year old.
> I am the packager of Coin2 and other Coin/Inventor related packages.
> The problem with Coin3 are
> a) It is incompatble to Coin2
> b) It can not be installed in parallel to Coin2
> I have rpm pending addressing both issues, but haven't found sufficient time
> to submit them to Fedora.

Nice to know that you have an rpm for this. Have you packaged pivy as well?

Kindly let me know if I could be of any assistance in this.

>> Besides, coin 4x version (though
>> alpha currently) is already coming up as well.
> No idea where you've got this information from.
> I am closely monitoring Coin's development but haven't noticed any
> indication for such claims.

I was looking at the documentation of Coin available at
http://coin3d.org/doc. One section is for 4x.

>> Could somebody give me
>> pointers in this direction? I would be happy to be part of packaging
>> these for Fedora...
> As written above, I have packages ready and can submit them at any time.
> Ralf


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