[Live-demo] Re: Call for interest in OSGeo-Live 6.0

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 13:44:46 PDT 2012

Great to hear your interest in OSGeo-Live. I'd also point you at:

One of our big pressures to address is the size of MapGuide, and the 
lack of space left on OSGeo-Live.
I think we should be able to work something out, but our focus will be 
on trying to work out smart ways to save space.

On 1/05/2012 3:20 AM, Alex Mandel wrote:
> On 04/30/2012 10:00 AM, Jackie Ng wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Given my recent successes building the latest version of MapGuide and FDO
>> for Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04, I'd like to take a look at the (strong)
>> possibility of re-introducing MapGuide Open Source back into the OSGeo
>> LiveDVD.
>> However, I am currently not familiar with the LiveDVD build process. Is
>> there any documentation that can point me in the right direction?
>> - Jackie
> Jackie,
> Just have a look at the existing mapguide install script.
> http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/livedvd/gisvm/trunk/bin/
> We've kept the old script and just disabled it in recent releases since
> it wasn't working.
> Basically each major app has a bash shell script, if available it should
> just do apt-get install package. But when debs are not available you
> have to script the download, compile/setup and install.
> If possible the best plan of attack is to get a deb package built, on
> the ubuntugis ppa.
> Thanks,
> Alex
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