YDL Linux support

Barry Levine themacguy at macosx.com
Fri Oct 17 16:09:00 EDT 2003


Jan,

Thanks for the info. I do have a Studio license and I'd like to try the 
Linux version (for PPC). Do you (or anyone, for that matter) have an 
unlicensed installer for 1.1.1 for Linux that they'd like to make 
available for DL?

Thanks,
Barry

On Friday, Oct 17, 2003, at 13:36 America/Denver, Jan wrote:

>
> Hmm, and there I thought support for LinuxPPC was
> dropped after MetaCard 2.4.1 ? So the last one you can
> run on YDL should be Revolution 1.1.1 IIRC.
> The absence of engines is no big deal, as by default
> it only needs the engine for that platform -- and
> that's the one you're running Revolution with anyway,
> so it can simply make a quick copy when building a
> distribution.
> When compiling for other platforms (you do have a
> Studio or Enterprise, right?) it will connect to the
> Revolution server and download the engines it needs if
> it can't find them in the engines folder.
>
> Hope this clarified things a bit,
>
> Jan Schenkel.
>
> --- Barry Levine <themacguy at macosx.com> wrote:
>> I DL'd the v2.0.3 Rev but the .tgz file (when I
>> double-click it to open
>> it in KDE) appears to be missing much of what needs
>> to be there; the
>> "engines" folder is empty, for example. I'm running
>> YDL (Yellow Dog
>> Linux) on my PowerBook.
>>
>> Taking into account I'm a Mac guy (obvious by my
>> eMail) who expects a
>> "drag & drop" installation, what am I doing wrong?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Barry
>>
>> PS - If you think this is too off-topic, you may
>> eMail me directly.
>>



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