[zeromq-dev] ZeroMQ in Fedora

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Fri Jun 4 11:35:43 CEST 2010

Hi guys,

It would be great if we could coordinate the rpm/Fedora effort among 
Peter, David, Mikko and Martin Lucina...

Any thoughts of what should be done?

Is the spec file in the 0MQ repo OK? If not so what's missing or what's 
the alternative? Etc.


Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> CC to 0MQ-dev
> 2010/6/3 David Robinson <zxvdr.au at gmail.com>:
>> Hi Peter,
> Hello David!
> Sorry for the delayed answer.
>> I'm interested in getting ZeroMQ included in Fedora. Whilst checking
>> whether ZeroMQ was already included I came across your package review
>> request (BZ 459874). It looks like the request has stalled, but you've
>> updated the spec on your fedorapeople.org page recently. Are you
>> planning on updating BZ with your latest spec file?
> I started packaging ZeroMQ for Fedora/EPEL while planning to use it in
> my own project. Unfortunately since then I moved to another direction
> and I don't use ZeroMQ now, although I still plan to use it in my
> future projects. This wasn't easy to maintain package (read - close
> possible bugzilla tickets) w/o using it in real world, so I almost
> completely abandon my previous attempts (at least until I will require
> it again).
> If someone will volunteer to take it over, then I will help to package
> it (ZeroMQ is very simple and cleanly written application, so it will
> be extremely easy) and push it into Fedora / EPEL.
>> Do you have plans to package Brian Granger's python bindings?
> Nope, I didn't plan to package external add-ins. Anyway, all other
> ZeroMQ components may be included later, as separate packages.
>> fwiw, there have been discussions upstream about RPM packaging.
>> Someone else has created a package, but I think your spec file is
>> cleaner.
>> http://lists.zeromq.org/pipermail/zeromq-dev/2010-May/003600.html
> Yes, I'm aware pf that attempt. I ever wrote to Mikko Koppanen
> privately regarding possible cooperation or assistance but,
> unfortunately, he didn't answer me.

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