[chirp_users] Repository/python-serial issue

Dan Smith dsmith at danplanet.com
Wed Sep 21 08:28:31 PDT 2011


> I tried adding
> http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/repository

That's because that URL is a web interface to a SCM repository, not a 
repository of SuSE packages.

> Is there another option?

Not for SuSE right now, no.

> The reason I ask is that chirp fails to install under openSUSE 11.4
> software manager yast2.
>
> It complains that "nothing provides pyserial needed by
> chirp-0.1.1.12-1.noarch " even though I have the latest python-serial
> offered by yast2 (2.5-3.3).

That's because the RPMs are for RedHat/Fedora systems which have 
different package names for some things. You could try forcing the 
install, but it's likely that the Fedora RPM won't put things in the 
right place.

If you want to install on SuSE, you'll need to do so via a source install:

 
http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Running_Under_Linux#Manual-installation-from-source

-- 
Dan Smith
www.danplanet.com
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