[RULE] Abiword 2 for Rule

Ingo Lantschner ingo.lists at vum.at
Fri Jan 9 13:42:11 EET 2004

 good news - finaly I found someone who will package a Abiword-version for
 us. I'll let you know, as soon as I get the package.
 @Michael: may be intersting for you: For Fedora such packages already 
 exist. see below
 Bye, Ingo.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2004 00:48:36 +0100
> From: Marc Maurer <j.m.maurer at student.utwente.nl>
> To: Ingo Lantschner <ingo at vum.at>
> Subject: Re: Abiword w/o Gnome impossible
> Hi Ingo!
> Thanks for your feedback. For Fedora, we already built such rpms (ie.
> GNOME and GTK only rpms). For RedHat 9 however, I only built the GNOME
> one, due to the seamingly lack of demand for a GTK version. However, you
> seem to be interested in it, so I'll repackage them as well to suit your
> needs.
> Mind that a GTK only rpm would still depend on 2 external packages,
> namely "libglade" and "fribidi". But that would only account for about 2
> MB of "extra" rpms, which is quite different from the 40 you currently
> need :D
> Due to my busy schedule, I can't build them right away, but within 24
> hours, I should be able to make them. I'll contact you when they are
> available for download.
> Hope this helps,
> Yours,
>   Marc Maurer
> Op wo 07-01-2004, om 19:13 schreef Ingo Lantschner:
> > Dear Marc,
> > 
> > I was looking for new Abiword Version since the one (1.4.x) we use in some
> > schools in Congo/Kinshasa are no more stable and up to date. We relay
> > there on Abiword since the machines are not strong enough for OpenOffice
> > and bying new machines is impossible.
> > 
> > Installing Abiword 2 on top of RedHat9-TinyX-iceWM requieres me to install 
> > about 40 MB of mostly Gnome-related-rpms and then still Nautilus was 
> > missing.
> > 
> > Do you see any chance to repackage Abiword 2 so that it can run without 
> > Gnome? On machines with only 800Mb Hardddísks 40 MB is a lot!
> > 
> > Thanks for any efforts or tips, Ingo.
> -- 
> Marc Maurer <j.m.maurer at student.utwente.nl>

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