Why is Coin3d version 3 and Pivy not in Fedora

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Wed Sep 22 09:16:33 UTC 2010

On 09/22/2010 11:06 AM, Prasad H. L. wrote:
> On 22 September 2010 14:24, Ralf Corsepius<rc040203 at freenet.de>  wrote:
>>   On 09/22/2010 10:38 AM, Prasad H. L. wrote:
>>> 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?
>> I need to check. I once had one (based on somebody else's submission to
>> Fedora), but don't know if I still have it around, because I don't have any
>> use for it.
> Is the coin version 3 rpm built by you available anywhere for trying
> out?
Yes. Slightly outdates versions can be found on packman.

e.g.: ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/packman/fedora

> Interesting to know that they didn't announce this in the mailing list...

Exactly - That's why I am wondering if the page you cite above is an 
"outdated place holder" or if this page current and "brand new".

I don't know.


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