First announcment

Jacob Mtui jacob.mtui at
Tue Jul 15 22:48:59 CEST 2008

Thanks Jaromir

This is very good news and keep up the good work


On 7/15/08, Jaromír Talíř <jaromir.talir at> wrote:
> Hello,
> this is probably first message from us to this list after it's creation.
> That's not good, but hopefully this will change in near future. I always
> waited to some interesting thing to announce and found all changes till
> now not so much interesting ;)
> Actually we have interesting web pages full of useful
> information. I will try at least announce here new changes on these web
> pages such source update, documentation update etc.
> Right now with a release of new version 1.10 of our registration system
> I found one thing really cool to announce. This is completely rewritten
> build system of all components of FRED. It was never so easy to install
> FRED from sources. To support this installation I uploaded there little
> bash script fred-manager (
> Everyone should be able to install fred in this few steps:
> wget
> chmod a+x fred-manager
> ./fred-manager download
> ./fred-manager install
> ./fred-manager start
> This will download and unpack sources, build all compoments in build
> subdirectory of your current directory and install all results into root
> subdirectory. Command start will run all necessary servers that include
> apache and postgres. They don't interfere at all with your system wide
> proceses of the same name. All is installed into your current directory,
> all is running under privileges of your current user. Servers will
> allocate about 10 ports to listen on.
> After that you can test client by running script
> at ./root/bin/fred-client. You can check zone generation by
> calling ./root/bin/genzone-client.  You can check web applications by
> pointing your browser to localhost:22354.
> You can also just check this script instead, to find out how to install
> One thing will be probably a little bit painful - to satisfy all
> dependencies. Configuration script will fail when they find some missing
> dependency. Then you have to manually install it. We tried successfuly
> to install FRED on Fedora (8,9), Ubuntu (Dapper) and Gentoo. Except from
> omniORB all dependencies should be in distribution repositories. We
> created a overall schema of this dependencies
> Hope that traffic on this lists will arise a little bit since now.
> Enjoy our work! ;)
> Jaromir

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