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johny
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Failed dependencies

Postby johny » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:57 pm

I am trying to install 3.0.14 onto mac os x.
johyn@bonjour:~/Downloads$ rpm -i gowrite-3.0.14-1.noarch.rpm
error: Failed dependencies:
/bin/bash is needed by gowrite-3.0.14-1.noarch
/bin/sh is needed by gowrite-3.0.14-1.noarch

But I have bash and sh in the shell:
johny@bonjour:~/Downloads$ which bash
/bin/bash
johny@bonjour:~/Downloads$ which sh
/bin/sh

What is causing this problem?

johny
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Re: Failed dependencies

Postby johny » Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:04 am

Found a solution here:
https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/4664/open-a-rpm-on-a-mac

Basically, just extract files from the rpm package and put it in my local home directory, then run it from there.

By the way, it looks like the script 'gowrite' works well, while 'gowrite2' doesnt:
johny@bonjour:~/gowrite2$ ./gowrite2
starting GO Write 2...
mknod: illegal option -- m
usage: mknod [-F format] name [b | c] major minor
mknod [-F format] name [b | c] major unit subunit
mknod name [b | c] number
mknod name w
johny@bonjour:~/gowrite2$

lpaatero
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Re: Failed dependencies

Postby lpaatero » Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:36 pm

Thanks for pointing out the mknod issue. I will replace it with mkfifo in next release. mkfifo should also work in mac.

The "other platform" ZIP installation file can be used to do the same, unzipping it gives all needed to run.

regards
Lauri

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Re: Failed dependencies

Postby Blankerson » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:05 pm

Hi Lauri, when's the next release due? I was going to go back to GOWrite, but if it's soon I think I'll wait for it. Better to do that then worry about issues like this, right?

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Re: Failed dependencies

Postby lpaatero » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:43 am

I do not have any other changes ready, so it could take a while until I create next update.

The correction I made is simple:
replace the line with mknod command in gowrite2 script file with

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mkfifo -m 700 ~/.gowrite/cmd

mkfifo command should be available in almost everywhere

regards
Lauri


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