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[aprssig] Latest Xastir Release: 1.4.0, 09/16/2004

John Kraus jfkraus3 at cox.net
Thu Sep 23 22:47:25 UTC 2004


AMEN BROTHER

I would rather try and compile a Linux From Scratch system on a p-166 then 
go through Xastir again. Did it once and it took about 6 days to compile 
everything but I did not have to download anything beyond the main packages 
all of which where easy to get..

I have SUSE 8.0 pro and several spare computers what I don't have is a week 
of spare time to spend searching and fighting to get it done. Why someone 
can't host the necessary files / libraries etc is beyond me.



>Forget what program I started out trying to install in the first place, go
>watch TV
>
>The worst part about installing Xastir was tracking down and installing the
>optional components it needs.  I've certainly dealt with worse applications.
>Now that I've got it set up and running, it's fine.  I get updates from CVS
>every day, so I don't have to wait for releases to get bug fixes and new
>features.






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