[packman] 20071225LL -- "Mandatory name"?

Pascal Bleser pascal.bleser at skynet.be
Tue Dec 25 22:46:11 CET 2007

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bmacasuru wrote:
> Greetings --
> I am a "newbie" running OpenSuse 10.2 on an AMD FX-55 (cpu) system.  I
> googled my way to http://packman.links2linux.org/package/286/26571 and I
> clicked on the button labeled "OpenSUSE 10.2/10.3: 1 Click Install". 
> The result is that I find myself at
> http://packman.links2linux.org/install/ which is displaying the message
> "Missing mandatory name parameter"!!!

Yes, that's a bug on our website, indeed.

> I do not see where I am supposed to enter a "name paramenter".  Neither
> do I see how I would want to determine what name parameter to enter.

No, not you, as said it's a bug in the website.
Will fix it.

> Would you be so kind as to tell me "what is going on" and how I should
> prepare to make this opportunity work for MY system?  THANK YOU, so very
> much, for your time and assistance!!!

Just add the packman repository and install it using yast (or smart or
whatever your preferred package manager is) in the mean time. I'll fix
1-click-install on our website.

Thanks for reporting

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