[mythtv-users] MythTV on AMD64 Gentoo
b-whitcher at northwestern.edu
Wed Sep 8 23:53:56 EDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 19:55, Stephen Tait wrote:
> In the meantime, can't you just use the ~x86 version?
Do you know if Gentoo allows this? It seems like from what I've read on
the forums, this is a bad idea for AMD64 systems. Does anyone know how
to install 32-bit software (like ivtv) on AMD64 Gentoo?
On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 21:35, Eric Weide wrote:
> Also, as I understand, you shouldn't use 'ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="~amd64"
> emerge mythtv' anymore. You should create a file,
> /etc/portage/package.keywords and fill it with the packages you want
> installed as masked (~)...
> media-tv/mythtv ~x86
> media-plugins/mythgame ~x86
> media-plugins/mythnews ~x86
> media-plugins/mythmusic ~x86
> media-plugins/mythvideo ~x86
> www-apps/mythweb ~x86
> ~amd64 in your case. A bit off topic, but I thought I'd let you know.
> It's mentioned in the gentoo forums quite a few times, although I
> can't seem to find it right now!
I would do this, but as soon as mythtv becomes unmasked, I plan on using
the "stable" version. If I edited my package.keywords file, I would be
committing my system to always upgrade to the ~amd64 (unstable) version
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