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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Solaris problem
Date Fri, 06 Aug 2004 18:11:58 GMT
Fabio Rinaldi wrote:
> I am happy to report that the problem I had with version 0.5.1 on
> Solaris disappeared when I tested the latest snapshot
> (forrest_20040806164102.tar.gz).

Good news.

> Instead, the problem of bash-specific
> commands in bin/forrest is still there (I had to manually modify it).

That is a bug then that we need to fix.

> As for svn:
> David Crossley writes:
>  > Yeah, you will love it. The command-line client is so easy.
> But it is also quite difficult to install, as it requires up to date
> versions of various software, which would in turn require quite
> some time to be installed (or updated).

Gee it only took me 30 minutes.

> Given that the current version
> of Forrest seems to be so much better than 0.5.1, wouldn't it make
> sense to provide a tarball for those who do not want to follow the
> very latest developments but still would like to use the latest
> features of this great piece of software... (without necessarily
> installing svn). 

Okay, that is what the 6-hourly snapshots are for.
Just be aware that you might occasionally get a
broken snapshot.

David Crossley

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