[mythtv] (OT) gentoo and mythtv
Mon, 30 Dec 2002 02:34:17 -0800
Well, I spoke a -bit- to soon... There appears to be a missing dependency in
your ebuild. XML-Simple requires XML::Parser to be installed. I
Anyway, got that fixed & everything else seemed to install fine... I'll see
what happens tomorrow...
On Monday 30 December 2002 12:40 am, Mike Payson wrote:
> Thanks. I had read the instructions online, but had run into some problems
> (Emerge was giving some error about "Lingua Preferred"-- perhaps this is
> the error you were talking about with MakeMaker?). Using these most recent
> instructions, everything -seems- to be going well (knock on wood...).
> Emerge is progressing, so we'll see tomorrow whether it all worked or
> On Sunday 29 December 2002 11:42 pm, Tony Clark wrote:
> > Try this
> > Brief instructions.
> > 1. cd /usr/local
> > 2. tar xvfj mythtv-gentoo-portage.tar.bz2
> > 3. edit /etc/make.conf
> > a. USE="mysql alsa" # You will have to emerge qt if it wasn't build
> > with "mysql"
> > b. PORTDIR_OVERLAY=/usr/local/portage
> > 4. emerge rsync
> > 5. emerge ExtUtils-MakeMaker # Not needed if you have
> > ExtUtils-MakeMaker-r4 already, will cause perl problems if you have an
> > earlier version. 5. emerge mythtv
> > tony
> > On Monday 30 December 2002 02.57, Mike Payson wrote:
> > > I for one would love a simple emerge. Gentoo is the natural platform
> > > for MythTV, since it will (at least theoretically) give a bit better
> > > performance.
> > >
> > > On Friday 27 December 2002 03:56 pm, Tony Clark wrote:
> > > > I'm just wondering how many people who actually use Gentoo with
> > > > mythtv and for that matter how many would like to use Gentoo if
> > > > mythtv was easily installed?
> > > >
> > > > Just for the record, if the numbers support it, mythtv and can be a
> > > > one line install much the same as (IMHO better) than Debian. Gentoo
> > > > has a small but dedicated following and I would be happy to include
> > > > mythtv in the main Gentoo packages but I don't have the final say in
> > > > that. I believe with support it can be made to happen but I need the
> > > > help of users and developers to push the project further.
> > > >
> > > > I don't know whether a reply here to to my personal email account is
> > > > better but please let me know one way or another.
> > > >
> > > > thanks
> > > >
> > > > tony
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