[PlanetCCRMA] Re: fc6/7: new rt kernel; fc6/7: updated libgig

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Fri Jul 6 17:37:00 2007

On Sat, 2007-07-07 at 01:27 +0200, Arnaud Gomes-do-Vale wrote:
> Fernando Lopez-Lezcano <nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU> writes:
> >> Fedora is leading edge and moving fast. How about PlanetCCRMA for
> >> RHEL? :) :) :)
> >
> > I could release it within a week... :-)
> > (I did some tests on CentOS 5 not long ago)
> Please? :-)

Sigh... :-)
Should keep my mouth shut. 

> I try to keep up with (some parts of) PlanetCCRMA for CentOS 4 and
> 5. My public repo is quite outdated now, and I need some time to find
> a good way to keep it in sync with my private repo (which I cannot
> open to the outside world because of license issues), but I still have
> some hope.
> By the way, would there be a way to automatically pick up your new
> packages, including newer versions of older stuff? AFAICT you don't
> announce every minor update on planetccrma-news, do you? 

I've been better lately but in general I don't announce everything. I
think there's a way to create an RSS feed from the repodata updates. I
don't know what is involved. 

> I could
> probably figure it out from my rsync logs, I guess I have just found a
> new project for my spare time of next week. :-)

You have _spare_ _time_??
I remember having experienced that sometime in '93 or '94 , but then I
had only 18 NeXT machines to care for. A bit more these days...

> > All is fine now (just after CentOS 5 release) but what happens in one
> > year? How many bleeding edge audio packages will not build because the
> > libraries are too old. You can't have everything. 
> Actually, from my experience, few packages won't build or run on older
> systems (older meaning RHEL4 and its clones). Ardour being among the
> exceptions.

Ahh, good to know. But something like Ardour would be a showstopper for

-- Fernando