[jp] JPilot and Fedora 4

Jim Bradbury jim at bradbury.org
Mon Sep 12 11:54:43 EDT 2005


I don't remember seeing anything LATELY on this subject on this forum.
If it has been discussed and I missed it, ignore this.

I found this post on the fedora-list -- link:
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2005-September/msg01131.html

PalmOS PDA and Fedora 4 - interim solution

     * From: Florin Andrei <florin andrei myip org>
     * To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
     * Subject: PalmOS PDA and Fedora 4 - interim solution
     * Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 10:14:38 -0700

Check out this bug report:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=167603

Essentially, what it says is, you will be able to sync up your Palm PDA
to jpilot (and possibly other PalmOS sync applications) on Fedora 4 if
you use the following software versions:

pilot-link-0.12.0-0.pre4.5
pilot-link-devel-0.12.0-0.pre4.5
jpilot-0.99.8-0.pre10.2

All of them are currently (2005/09/09) in the Development section:

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/development/

What I did was to download the pilot-link src.rpm, rebuild it on my
system, install the results, download the jpilot src.rpm, rebuild and
install, and it worked!
I believe that simply downloading the i386 binary packages and
installing them directly will work too, but I didn't verify that.

You may still have to create some /dev/ttyUSB* files, then point
jpilot to ttyUSB1, but I'll leave that as an exercise.
It would be nice if the ttyUSB* stuff could be automated.

-- 
Florin Andrei
http://florin.myip.org/



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