[rescue] SGI freeware

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Sat Apr 19 18:47:01 CDT 2003

On Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 10:58:16AM -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:

> > These prerequisites are killing me.
> That's because SGI's freeware archive sucks.  I've got an alternative on
> the back-burner, but haven't had any time to mess with it lately.

I second that.  I have serious problems with SGI freeware, and some of
it was very poorly built.

> Your best bet is to just download what you need for GCC, and roll your
> own software.


If you don't want to build SGI packages after you make your own release,
you can use something like GNU stow, or one of the other workalikes.

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