[jp] JPilot and Fedora 4

Florin Andrei florin at andrei.myip.org
Mon Sep 12 12:56:42 EDT 2005


varekova at redhat.com said that pilot-link in FC4 will be updated probably
this week, with jpilot following some time after that.

On Mon, 2005-09-12 at 10:54 -0500, Jim Bradbury wrote:
> 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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