No more kdict, but is this possible...?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sun Jul 5 23:19:05 UTC 2009

Sven Lankes wrote:
>  - It doesn't build on F11/x86_64

I'm pretty sure this can be fixed. Any logs of the failure?

>  - It does ship with a patched version of libzip - this is a no-no for
>      getting it into fedora

The README says:
| This library was modified for GoldenDict by Konstantin Isakov. It was made
| to read central directory file entries until no further entries could be
| read, disregarding the original file count as specified in the
| end-of-central-dir record. This was done in order to make larger zip
| archives (>65535 file entries) created by InfoZIP-based zips work. The
| only file changed was zip_open.c.

To me, it seems like this could be useful for the Fedora-wide libzip package
too. Maybe we can get this change in?

>  - According to the website it only supportx x86/x86_64 - Fedora (still)
>      has ppc/ppc64 as primary architectures so it should work there too.

ExcludeArch is possible. Though it should be possible to fix any endianness
bugs as well.

        Kevin Kofler

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