Yorick (http://dhmunro.github.io/yorick-doc/) is a programming language which
is often used in astronomy, specially in the interferometric world. I wonder
if there are any plans to include yorick in Fedora at some point.
Its build system is not autotools based. Typing "make install" creates a
directory called "relocate" which is not very FHS friendly, but the sources
already include a yorick.spec (under distribs/) that I guess can be used as a
Also if you made any code changes to the iraf, feel free to create a
branch or to a pull request off my unoffical IRAF tree on github.
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> Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:41:43 -0200
> From: Germán Racca <german.racca(a)gmail.com>
> To: Christian Dersch <chrisdersch(a)gmail.com>
> Cc: Astronomy Mailing List <astronomy(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Subject: Re: [fedora-astronomy] IRAF test builds
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> Hi Christian,
> I installed Iraf from repo COPR, but it doesn't start.
> german@centauri ~ $ mkdir iraf
> german@centauri ~ $ cd iraf
> german@centauri iraf $ mkiraf
> -- creating a new uparm directory
> Terminal types: xgterm,xterm,gterm,vt640,vt100,etc.
> Enter terminal type: xterm
> A new LOGIN.CL file has been created in the current directory.
> You may wish to review and edit this file to change the defaults.
> german@centauri iraf $ xterm &
> german@centauri iraf $ cl
> /usr/lib64/irafbin.linux64/vocl.e not found
> /usr/lib64/irafbin.linux64/vocl.e: Command not found.
> The directory where cl.e/vocl.e was installed is:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 12:14 PM, Christian Dersch <chrisdersch(a)gmail.com>
>> Hi :)
>> Using joequants Mageia package I managed to create some packages for
>> Fedora now :) But they are untested
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> Germán A. Racca - http://gracca.tk
> Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais - INPE
> Divisão de Astrofísica - DAS/CEA
> São José dos Campos - SP - Brasil
Hello Fedora astronomers :)
As I mentioned some time ago I want to create an Astronomy Spin. My
target would be Fedora 23, I think there isn't enough time left for an
official inclusion in 22. I created a wiki page
discussion, especially on collection of packages. Please comment :)
Great to hear that someone has gotten IRAF to work.
Unfortunately while I've been able to get the IRAF rpm's working, I
haven't been able to do any other work on it. The problem is that the
maintainers of IRAF have this odd refusal to put IRAF into a version
control system, and without having some sort of version control, it's
pretty much impossible to coordinate development. I don't care what
version control system that they use, but they some reluctant to use
any version control.
I have a version of IRAF on github
But it is missing the 2.16.1 patches, and I don't see how I can
incorporate 2.16.1 without version control.
Either someone needs to convince the maintainers to have an official
tree, or someone needs to create a fork of IRAF that is on some
version control system. They are very welcome to use my github tree.
I tried gently getting the IRAF maintainers to put their stuff into
version control, but I gave up after it seem to be going nowhere.
Hi Fedora astronomers,
just want to start a discussion about our work in next year :)
- Astronomy Spin (based on KDE Live due to their nice apps like KStars),
- more complete set of INDI drivers (almost done, just some disussions
on license cleanup with upstream left)
- Astronomy Badge (to have some kind of identifying symbol)
- Refresh our wiki pages (started)
- Maybe IRC Meetings?
So, what are your plans? :)