[CLUG-chat] qmail Mandrake 9.0 rpm installation

Andre Koorts compcons at mweb.co.za
Wed Oct 9 21:48:01 SAST 2002

Thanks guys :-)

I knew there was something like a force option... wasn't sure though 
(too lazy to check man pages :-P)

Anyway, I've also read the instructions in Life with qmail and I 
haven't managed to successfully get it up and running with the source 
yet :-(

I'll look for thos rpm's now.


On Wed, 09 Oct 2002 21:03:35 +0200, Andre Truter wrote:
>On Wed, 2002-10-09 at 16:58, Andre Koorts wrote:
>>I've downloaded the latest qmail rpm's for Mandrake 9.0, but when I
>> tried installing them the first time, I got a dependency error.
>>required daemontools and ucptp (not sure on the exact name).  I
>>compiled the two required packages from source, as they did not
>>appear to be available as binary rpm packages.  I then tried again
>>to install the qmail rpm, but it can't seem to find the 2 packages
>>which I just installed.
>>Is there something else which I need to do in order to make the two
>> compiled packages 'recognized' by the system?
>You need to get the two rpm's installed, so that the rpm database
>know about them.
>When you try to install the qmail rpm, it checks the rpm database
>for those two packages.
>On SuSE you have a very nice utility called 'checkinstall' that will
>make an rpm from your source tarball.  I don't know if Mandrake have
>a similar tool.
>You can look for the required rpm's at http://www.rpmfind.net
>Or get teh source of qmail in compile it

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