[sane-devel] any rhel rpms for 1.0.27 out there?

ToddAndMargo ToddAndMargo at zoho.com
Fri Nov 24 07:40:16 UTC 2017

On 11/23/2017 09:54 PM, Simon Matter wrote:
>> On 11/23/2017 09:38 AM, Louis Lagendijk wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2017-11-22 at 19:42 -0800, ToddAndMargo wrote:
>>>> Dear List,
>>>> Anyone know of a source of RPMs out there for
>>>> RHEL and Clones (CentOS, etc.)?  RHEL is
>>>> stuck on 1.0.24 and does not include sane-backends-daemon
>>>> Many thanks,
>>>> -T
>>> No, I don;t know of a repo that has it. but you may try to rebuild the
>>> Fedora SRPM... Just fetch the SRPM and do a rpmbuild --rebuild <SRPM>
>>> most likely does the job.
>>> BR, Louis
>> $ rpmbuild --rebuild sane-backends-1.0.27-5.fc27.src.rpm
>> Installing sane-backends-1.0.27-5.fc27.src.rpm
>> error: sane-backends-1.0.27-5.fc27.src.rpm cannot be installed
> That's all output you get? If so, maybe it's because the RPM format has
> changed. You should be able to extract the files from the RPM with
> rpm2cpio, then move them to the correct SOURCE + SPEC dir ein build from
> there.
> Regards,
> Simon

They have change a ton of stuff.  I can extract it, but then again,
I'd have to know what I was doing to reassemble it.

>> Fedora 27 has so far out paced RHEL it is not funny.  I haven't
>> been able to rebuild Fedora rpms for over a year.  RHEL
>> is minimally maintained to support stability.  It is basically
>> a really old, frozen version of Fedora, with amendments.

Computers are like air conditioners.
They malfunction when you open windows

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