List is getting busy

Richard Wackerbarth
Mon, 17 Jul 2000 05:08:45 -0400

On Sun, 16 Jul 2000, James A. Treacy wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 17, 2000 at 09:42:25AM +1000, Ben Stanley wrote:
> > 
> > Of course, the proper fix for this problem is for some brave soul to
> > write an installer package to make the installation painless :-)

This is virtually impossible unless you support only obsolete release

 > Just thought I'd point out that 1.4.2 can be installed quite
easily if > you are using Debian. Simply add:

And it is equally easy under RedHat, etc.
The problem is that the poor user must find the correct set of
instructions/packages for his particular installation. (And hope that he hasn't
have some sub-package upgraded by another program that he has installed)