[mythtv-users] Distro roulette... (slight OT)
hamish at cloud.net.au
Sat Sep 11 11:05:52 EDT 2004
On Sat, Sep 11, 2004 at 03:33:17PM +0100, Stephen Tait wrote:
> At 00:08 12/09/2004 +1000, you wrote:
> >That's what ebuild inject is for. It tells Portage that "that dependancy
> >is taken care of" when you've built your own from source.
> D'oh! Someone wasn't paying attention when they read the portage manuals...
> Do other more mainstream distros support things like this? I've always just
> rolled my own deb when I need to do anything non-standard.
There's a Debian tool called "equivs" which will build you dummy
packages that you can install to satisfy dependencies.
I always build my own debs of stuff, but I've been building debs for a
few years now and find it pretty quick & easy.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>
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