I downloaded PR2 for linux and ran the installer on my Red Hat 6.0 machine. It began downloading the components but when it got to the point where it begins extracting the files, the console began dumping shell script errors (unzip: command not found) then it dumped core. I found that it requires the utility "unzip" which my RH 6.0 machine didn't have. Once I installed the RPM for unzip, the installer worked fine. The unzip utility lives in /usr/bin/unzip. The README file that comes with the installer says that RH 6.0 is supported. I'm not completely sure that RH 6.0 comes with unzip, but I think that my machine was a pretty stock install of RH 6.0. Either the README needs to be changed or a different utility needs to be called.
adding rudman to cc list per sgehani's suggestion.
adding relnote2 to keywords.
We need to release note the fact that users need the "unzip" and "ftp" utilities. "ftp" is pretty common but "unzip" may not be. For the next release we need to integrate libjar in the Unix installer as we have done for Mac and Win32. This becomes espcially important for the folks porting to other Unices.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → ASSIGNED
Ever confirmed: true
Summary: linux GUI installer cores with Red Hat 6.0 → Remove "unzip" dependency
Target Milestone: --- → M18
Fix checked in.
Marking fixed... really, this time it's marked fixed!
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
verified code fix
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Make sure 'unzip' is not in your path. Then run the installer. That would be the simplest blackbox verification, I think.
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