[Gambas-user] Initial support for making AppImage

Benoît Minisini benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
Thu Sep 7 05:21:36 CEST 2023

Le 07/09/2023 à 05:09, T Lee Davidson a écrit :
> On 9/6/23 19:15, Benoît Minisini wrote:
>> Le 06/09/2023 à 22:48, T Lee Davidson a écrit :
>>> However, building a (somewhat) universal dependency tree generator 
>>> using libsolv would still undoubtedly be quite involved. So, it seems 
>>> that appimage-builder just may be the way to go. Unfortunately, it 
>>> does not work on openSUSE as the generated YML file was obviously 
>>> unusable.
>> As soon as 'apt' can run on your system, it will work. And there is no 
>> reason why 'apt' should not work on OpenSUSE.
> 'apt' (/usr/bin/apt) on my system is merely a symbolic link to 
> 'aptitude' (/usr/bin/aptitude) which is provided by the 
> 'zypper-aptitude' package which supposedly provides compatibility to 
> Debian's aptitude command using zypper. In other words, all it does is 
> allow one to use 'apt' commands on the front-end while running zypper on 
> the back-end.
> Executing `apt` on the command line invokes zypper. Executing `aptitude` 
> on the command line invokes the YaST2 software management GUI.
> The real 'apt' is not available in any of the official, or even 
> community, openSUSE Leap repos.

So you are doomed, unless you compile 'apt' from sources.

Apparently there is a package for 'apt' on Fedora, so what is not 
possible on OpenSUSE should be possible on Fedora.


Benoît Minisini.

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