Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Fri Nov 19 07:11:29 EST 1999

On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, Nelson Abramson wrote:
> Anyone good at making rpms-
>     The gEDA package is a really good software.  Totally GPL and it
> compiled from the source on my machine w/o any alteration of the
> gEDA source (it required deleting the gtk+, guile, and glib rpms and
> compiling the newest ones from source though..).  Having an rpm of this
> in the science directory on linuxppc would be nice :)
> Hey, debian already has one!! :) (for ix86 that is...)

Wrong... Debian GNU/Linux for PowerPC also has it:

| [21:10:19]~# dpkg -s geda
| Package: geda
| Status: install ok installed
| Priority: optional
| Section: electronics
| Installed-Size: 11
| Maintainer: Hamish Moffatt <hamish at>
| Version: 19990919
| Depends: geda-gschem
| Suggests: geda-gnetlist, geda-utils, geda-gsymcheck
| Description: GNU EDA -- Electronics design software
|  GNU EDA, an electronics design package, including
|  gschem, a schematic editor. This is alpha software!
| [21:10:41]~# uname -a
| Linux callisto 2.3.18 #71 Mon Oct 25 19:35:36 CEST 1999 ppc unknown
| [21:10:46]~# 

Geert Uytterhoeven -- Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} -- geert at

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