[XQZone General] slackware/linux help wanted!
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! :-)
> -----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
> 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.
> On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 15:31, Howard Katz wrote:
> > I'm hoping I can find somebody willing to give me a hand
> > 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
> > 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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