[RDD] Ubuntu 16.04 Update (Seems OK now)

Nick Andre nick at wmfo.org
Tue Jun 6 13:01:04 EDT 2017


Do the fonts look fine? We had stability problems with the older repos.

Perhaps we can diff the source?

--Nick
On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 00:28 Emir Yapıcı <emiryapici at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Nick!
>
> I've installed QT3 via adding ubuntu archive repos for precise instead of
> building from source. No problem with the fonts. You may try:
>
> echo "deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main universe
> multiverse" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/precise.list
> sudo apt-get update
>
> after installation:
> sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/precise.list
> sudo apt-get update
>
>
>
> *Emir YAPICI*
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 2:28 AM, Nick Andre <nick at wmfo.org> wrote:
>
>> I'm piloting our auxiliary studio on 2.16.0 with 16.04 now and everything
>> seems fine.
>>
>> Have we done any digging into the font issue? I would assume this is a Qt
>> issue. It looks pretty shabby, though it's usable.
>>
>> --Nick
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 04:35 Wayne Merricks <
>> waynemerricks at thevoiceasia.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Fred/all,
>>>
>>> Apologies for the delay, the current stable branch appears to be usable
>>> with Ubuntu 16.04 provided you manually tweak MySQL.  There is still
>>> oddness with QT fonts but that is most likely an Ubuntu and not a
>>> Rivendell problem.
>>>
>>> Since I last tried, DB upgrades  from 2.10.3 seem to work fine (I have
>>> about 10,000 carts and its a system that has been running since 2012 in
>>> one form or another).  We don't use 16.04 Riv in production here so
>>> anyone thinking of using it be wary of potential for oddness but the
>>> normal stuff all seems fine.
>>>
>>> One thing I have found, adding a host to the DB produces a truncated
>>> error:
>>>
>>> invalid SQL or failed DB connection[Data truncated for column
>>> 'INPUT_TYPE' at row 1 QMYSQL3: Unable to execute query]:
>>>
>>>    insert into RDLIBRARY set
>>>      INPUT_CARD=0,INPUT_PORT=0,INPUT_TYPE=0 ... STATION="ukriv005"
>>>
>>> The record is added anyway so it is not a big issue but it boils down to
>>> INPUT_TYPE being an ENUM (A, D).  This might just be stable branch churn
>>> I'm not sure.
>>>
>>> Please note, we don't use rdcatch, rdfeed or VTs here so I'm not really
>>> sure if any of that is broken (it seems OK but I've not clicked every
>>> option to try them out).
>>>
>>> If you are planning a release soon, I'd say these changes are a good
>>> place to start with Ubuntu, there is nothing obviously wrong that I can
>>> find which is an improvement from barely working.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Wayne
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