Subject: And Redhat Powertools [Re: AbiWord binaries for MkLinux, too]
From: Stephen Hack (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Dec 12 1999 - 13:50:59 CST
Last night, I say abiword-7.6 on rawhide.redhat.com in the powertools pack,
the redhat beta.
I'm going to try to find an address to mention 7.7, but if anybody else knows
a contact or two at redhat...
On Sat, Dec 11, 1999 at 04:37:03PM -0800, Paul Rohr wrote:
> One of the cool things about the various PPC Linux distributions (LinuxPPC,
> MkLinux, Yellow Dog Linux) is that they're basically binary-compatible, but
> without hardware on hand, this isn't something we've been able to test for
> So, I thought folks would be interested in the following report from Fred
> Bacon, who's been repackaging AbiWord for the MkLinux distribution. Having
> that desktop icon will be a real plus!
> >Delivered-To: email@example.com
> >From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 23:20:50 -0500 (EST)
> >To: Paul Rohr <email@example.com>
> >Subject: Re: AbiWord for LinuxPPC
> >Well, I've downloaded the binary and tried it out on my machine. I'm
> >happy to report that it works beautifully under the limited testing that I
> >have done so far. I'll be updating our ftp server this weekend, so I'll
> >let you know when it goes in.
> >The MkLinux group is finishing the preparation of its new distribution.
> >We hope to have it out early next year. It's my plan to have abiword
> >right there on the desktop of the new distribution. The first time a user
> >logs in, they will see an icon for abiword at the bottom of their screen.
> >:-) Thanks for the nice product!
> >Fred Bacon
> >Aerodyne Research, Inc. Phone: (978) 663-9500 ext.
> >45 Manning Rd. FAX: (978) 663-4918
> >Billerica, MA 01821-3976 http://www.aerodyne.com
> >"Oh my God! Space aliens! Don't eat me, I have a wife and kids! Eat them."
> > -- Homer Simpson
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