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

John Ackermann N8UR jra at febo.com
Thu Sep 23 18:33:09 CDT 2004

Just to point out, there is a Debian package of Xastir that will install 
without requiring any other searching for libraries, etc. -- the Debian 
package manager takes care of that for you.  I see that the latest 
version in Debian "unstable" is 1.2.0, so it's not totally up to date, 
but it does work...


Curt, WE7U wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, John Kraus wrote:
>>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.
> Because it wouldn't make sense for someone to try to spend the time
> to maintain them.  Between all the OS'es we support and the minor
> variations of same, we'd end up trying to keep 100's of files
> up-to-date and would be forever behind the 8-ball.
> One way out of this would be for someone running each flavor of OS
> to maintain an OS-dependent site with downloadable precompiled
> packages.  We could have an SuSE site, a RedHat site, a Mandrake
> site, a Solaris site, etc.  If people were to volunteer to do this
> and to keep them up-to-date with OS versions and Xastir versions, we
> could link them into a Wiki page that would point people there.
> --
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