[Nut-upsuser] Trying to build opensuse 11.0 64-bit rpm for nut-2.2.2

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 11:32:35 UTC 2008

2008/7/2 Arjen de Korte <nut+users at de-korte.org>:
>>> > I am trying to build an rpm for nut-2.2.2 on 64 bit opensuse 11.0.
>>> Why?
>> I didn't dare hope that opensuse would include nut-2.2.2, so I visited
>> http://networkupstools.org/packages.html where "SuSE RPMs" goes nowhere.
>> Perhaps it would be useful to point people towards the SuSE repositories
>> such as
>> http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/11.0/repo/oss/suse/x86_64/
> Your absolutely right that the links to the SuSE (and some other) packages
> on 'http://www.networkupstools.org' are hopelessly outdated. These should
> be removed.
> On the other hand, I don't think it is unreasonable to expect that people
> running a distribution first check if NUT is already provided by said
> distribution, before trying to roll their own. Since the locations where
> you can find it, change with every release, trying to keep track of this
> has the same drawbacks as trying to keep in sync with every new version
> that is released. The links in the left sidepanel of
>    http://software.opensuse.org/
> will help in locating the right version for your system.

quite right about the outdated packages links.
wouldn't this one be more useful for nut:

if ok, I'll update the package page.
Note that the future new NUT website already has a footnote mentioning
that NUT should already be included and up to date in the distro...

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