Trying to find some software
thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Sun Dec 17 21:34:57 UTC 2006
John Bowden wrote:
> On Sunday 17 December 2006 19:54, Thomas Cameron wrote:
>> John Bowden wrote:
>>> Hi folks.
>>> I'm trying to find two packages Plptools and Kpsion which will allow me
>>> to connect my Psion S5 to my FC5 box. I have these repositories enabled
>>> in in yum: core, extras, legacy, update, livna and livna updates. Doing a
>>> search amongst those repositories does not find either of the packages.
>>> If I do a search on rpmfind I get a choice of, other, suse,altlinux and
>>> rh7. Which one would be the best / easiest to install on my fc5 box, or
>>> does any one know where I can find fc5 specific versions of these files.
>>> Is there any more repositories that I'm missing?
>> Why not grab the source at
>> http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=8797 and build a
>> new RPM for it?
>> Actually, I just looked and there is a spec file in the tarball. You
>> should be able to build your own RPM issuing the command:
>> rpmbuild -ba plptools.spec
>> Once you've set up your rpmbuild directory structure, of course. See
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines for some good info
>> about building packages.
> I have dl the source and compiled plptools. will have a go later at turning it
> into an rpm. Just would just like to find Kpsion a nifty front end for it
AFAIK Kpsion is included in plptools:
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