[AG-TECH] update - AG3 for Debian/Ubuntu

Derek Piper dcpiper at indiana.edu
Mon Apr 9 10:43:02 CDT 2007


	You sir, are a star :) Thank you so much for looking into this. I 
noticed too that over the weekend that etch is the new stable release of 
Debian. I hope that won't cause too many problems, not that I'm 
upgrading my Sarge machines just yet.


Christoph Willing wrote:
> Derek,
> In the meantime, I found a way to repackage the existing AG2.3 .deb and 
> change the dependencies without a complete rebuild - the new version ran 
> OK with wxgtk2.6, as we need it to, but it couldn't connect to any 
> venues i.e. useless.
> However I was able to use the same technique to use an existing AG2.4 
> package (built for another Linux distribution) to construct a new AG2.4 
> .deb package. This works properly and it more or less works together 
> with a new AG3 package I have in progress. There are some kinks (not 
> bugs) still to be ironed out before I can release them, but I can't work 
> on that for a few days i.e. they should be available sometime this 
> coming week.
>> BTW, to properly deinstall the AG2.3 package, the packages:
>>     accessgrid2.3
>>     wxgtk2.4
> should be libwxgtk2.4
>>     wxgtk2.4-python
> should be libwxgtk2.4-python
>>     globusdatamanaggcc32gcc32dbgpthr3.0.2
>> should all be removed. Then, AG3 can be installed (with better 
>> features anyway)
> Until the new packages are ready, you could still try the existing AG3 
> package if you properly deinstall your AG2.3 package (as above - note 
> corrections). You can always reinstall the AG2.3 package if you need to, 
> but you may find the facilities in AG3 too good to want to go back :)
> chris
> Christoph Willing                       +61 7 3365 8350
> QCIF Access Grid Manager
> University of Queensland

Derek Piper - dcpiper at indiana.edu - (812) 856 0111
IRI 323, School of Informatics
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

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