[Ifeffit] new Debian packages of horae-033

Carlo U. Segre segre at iit.edu
Wed Apr 14 09:10:34 CDT 2004


I stopped making testing packages a little while ago because I removed
testing from my machines.  The reason was security.  The delay in packages
being moved into testing causes security patches to languish, leaving the
machine more vulnerable.  In that sense, both stable and unstable are

That being said, it should be possible for you to build your own versions
of the packages using

apt-get source

I will look into the error you describe.  Thanks for letting me know about
it.  Once I have the proposal I am writing out the door, I should be able
to figure it out.


On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, mauro at rulp.org wrote:

>On Sat, Apr 10, 2004 at 03:22:05AM -0500, Carlo U. Segre wrote:
>> Hello All:
>> There are now new Debian packages of the latest horae available.  Bruce, I
>I have installed the new Debian packages and I would like to express some
>First of all, I thank Carlo to maintain the package (with "apt-get" now it's
>very fast to upgrade horae).
>I use Debian "testing". Installing by the "unstable" package doesn't work
>because need pgplot5 (>5.2.2-5) - I have pgplot5_5.2.2-4 - so I have to
>install the "stable". It could be an idea to compile the Debian package also
>for the "testing" distribution.
>According to the Debian official guidelines, I install software not included
>in the official distribution in the directory "/usr/local". The package
>install itself in the "/usr/share". This made problems with the previous
>installed horae-* because the Perl-Ifeffit libraries were installed in
>"/usr/local/lib". The rude solution is simply renaming the old "Paths.pm"
>and "Group.pm" (in *.old).
>Hephaestus doesn't start. It gives me the following error:
>	   Name "Ifeffit::Tools::libdir" used only once: possible typo at
>	   /usr/bin/hephaestus line 97. Cannot open '/hephaestus/vulcan.gif'
>	   in mode 'r' at /usr/lib/perl5/Tk/Image.pm line 21.
>These are only "comments", after all the installation was fine and the
>software is working as well as usual.
>Mauro Rovezzi <mauro at rulp.org> -  Physics student
>University of Rome "Tor Vergata", ESRF Beamline BM8 - GILDA

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Illinois Institute of Technology
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