[XQZone General] slackware/linux help wanted!

Howard Katz howardk at fatdog.com
Thu Jun 16 15:48:19 PDT 2005


OK if I ask ask you questions offline then? 

With much fear and trepidation I'm going to give it a shot. I don't think
I've ever installed anything on linux in my life. (Ah, how hard it is to
leave the dark side! :-)
Howard

 > -----Original Message-----
 > From: Nick Lanham [mailto:nick at marklogic.com] 
 > Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 3:41 PM
 > To: Howard Katz
 > Cc: general at xqzone.marklogic.com
 > Subject: Re: [XQZone General] slackware/linux help wanted!
 > 
 > I've had good luck using alien 
 > (http://www.kitenet.net/programs/alien/)
 > to install Mark Logic Server on Debian.  I can't speak to 
 > slackware, but alien supports going to the tgz format, so 
 > you have a pretty good chance.  Let me know if that doesn't 
 > work for you and perhaps we can work something else out.
 > 
 > Nick
 > 
 > On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 15:31, Howard Katz wrote:
 > > I'm hoping I can find somebody willing to give me a hand 
 > installing 
 > > 3.0 on a slackware system. I've primarily a windows 
 > person. I can get 
 > > around linux, but it's painful.
 > > 
 > > I have a Java servlet-based front-end UI that talks to an Academy 
 > > Awards database I've built that I'm writing about for 
 > xml.com. Part I 
 > > of the article was pretty popular (at least, that's what 
 > they tell me. 
 > > :-) To date, I've been using my own open-source query 
 > engine for the 
 > > backend, but if I can move it over to Mark Logic 3.0, that 
 > would give 
 > > me a great tool for coming up to speed with the Mark Logic 
 > server and 
 > > would give the company some great publicity, since I think the 
 > > article's going to do well and there'll be a lot of 
 > traffic at the site.
 > > 
 > > In any event I don't think this is something I can do on 
 > my own. The 
 > > support people at my web-hosting service (Kattare: I 
 > recommend them highly btw) say:
 > > 
 > > 
 > > "The central issue is that we don't run an RPM based 
 > distro of Linux.  
 > > Mark Logic, since they've chosen to use RPM packages, have 
 > somewhat 
 > > excluded many of the more popular linux server os's. So we have to 
 > > kind of trick the rpm installer (which we do have) into 
 > ignoring the 
 > > fact that there are no other RPM base packages installed on the 
 > > system.  There are command-line arguments to the 'rpm' 
 > command that should get it going down the right path."
 > > 
 > > Anybody out there up for giving me a hand? Help! :-) TIA, Howard
 > > 
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 >         Software Engineer
 >         Mark Logic Corporation
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