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Re: New to Linux not IDL
Perry Phillips <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> We are converting a Windows machine to Linux and would like to add
> IDL to it. RSI list Red Hat Linux 6.2 as the supported operating
> system. However, Red Hat is now only selling Red Hat 7. Does anyone
> have an idea when RSI will start support version 7. They seem to
> keep up with the Mac and Window operating systems. Is it true for
> Linux 86?
> Perry Phillips email@example.com
I've put IDL on a redhat 7 system. The only problem I've had is with
the license manager, not that this isn't a small problem since this
is the way RSI prefers to do the licensing. When I had an
evaluation sort of license that didn't require the license manager,
I had no problem.
There is a bug report in on the license manager issue but it only
went in on Friday. Besides, it's unclear to me that this isn't a
problem with my particular installation hardware (bp6 board with
dual celerons). It may be that other, less exotic installations will
have no problems at all.
My advice: try it and see.
William Daffer: 818-354-0161: William.Daffer@jpl.nasa.gov