[Nut-upsuser] Usbhip-ups going wild

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 19:45:47 UTC 2009

2009/8/3 Antoine Gatineau <antoine.gatineau at alcatel-lucent.com>

>  I tried to recompile without xorg-x11-devel and I get this error :
> configure: error: libgd not found, required for CGI build.
> It is indeed required for nut-cgi
> udev-devel, however, is not required.

yup, you got me wrong: only the dbus-glib as to be removed. xorg-devel (or
xpm-devel) is needed for nut-cgi

> Anyway I made it build correctly.
> I attached nut.spec (modified for RHEL4) and nut.spec.ori (original spec
> file for RHEL5) for info.
> There were no %files entry for libhidups, libhid.usermap

these 2 are for hotplug. if you use udev, you don't need these.

> and 20-ups-nut-device.fdi

this file is for HAL. so not needed too.

> in the original spec file, so I added them. I'm not an rpm building expert
> but I wonder how it could work...
> I also removed hal, powerman and netxml-ups man page and related files as
> they are not used in this package.
> I didn't test it running yet but I expect it to be OK. I'll come back to
> you with results.
> BTW, in the first answer to this (too?) long thread, Arjen said that there
> were lot of bug fixes and performance improvement done since nut-2.2.0. Is
> there a bug tracker to seek if my issues will be solved with this new one?

to be short: ChangeLog

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