Notes on missing packages due to missing repositories

On RHEL7,

perl-XML-Simple-2.20-5.el7.noarch : Easy API to maintain XML in Perl
Repo        : @rhel-x86_64-workstation-optional-7

So we need the “optional” repo turned on. Here is a hint on how to do that.

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_subscription_management/1/html/rhsm/supplementary-repos

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MP3 Support for Rhythmbox, RedHat Enterprise 6 Version

wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
sudo rpm -ivh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
su -c ‘yum localinstall –nogpgcheck \
http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-free-release-6-1.noarch.rpm \
http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-6-1.noarch.rpm’
sudo yum install gstreamer-plugins-ugly

Notes on GlueX from-scratch build

On roentgen, running RHEL6, x86_64

  • packages
    • root:
      • libXpm-devel
    • sim-recon:
      • bzip2
      • blas-devel
      • lapack-devel
    • geant4
      • libXi-devel
    • cernlib
      • need link for /usr/include/freetype. There does not seem to be a rpm for this.
  • issue with using 2005 for 64-bit
    • default set-up prefers 2006
    • could base set-up on bitness
    • could call vogt 2005
    • could make default 2005 in setup
    • could make default prod in setup
      • would need to add prod to cernlib build