Coda File System

Re: Coda and Debian Linux and PAM

From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998 15:20:04 -0500
On Wed, Nov 11, 1998 at 11:35:47AM -0800, Ben Gertzfield wrote:
> Hey, folks. I'm working over at UC Santa Cruz on setting up Coda
> for testing on a Debian Linux server. So far, 100% success!
> I just ran 'alien' ( to change the
> RPMs into Debian packages, installed them, moved the /etc/rc.d/* files
> to /etc/init.d/, ran update-rc.d to set up the runlevel symlinks from
> /etc/rc{0..6}.d/ into /etc/init.d/ and voila, no problems. Actually,
> that's not true; one of the binaries in the coda-server RPM package
> was linked against libreadline version *3*, which seems to not exist
> in anything but Red Hat. Oops! I had to recompile that one myself.

There are debian packages, if you didn't know.  They're in
project/experimental, I believe.

> 3) Do you need someone to maintain Debian packages of Coda? It'd be no
> problem to modify the work you've done now on the Red Hat packages and
> tweak them to conform to Debian policy.

Andres Hammerquist already does.

Received on 1998-11-11 15:32:09