[mythtv-users] Gentoo / MythTV question
beww at beww.org
Sun Nov 12 14:40:20 UTC 2006
On Nov 12, 2006, at 7:26 AM, Robin Hill wrote:
> On Sun Nov 12, 2006 at 08:32:40AM -0500, Phil Bridges wrote:
>> 'm doing an upgrade to a new MythBox, and I figured I'd try Gentoo on
>> the machine. Unfortunately, everytime I go to emerge MythTV, it
>> to fetch the 0.19 version. Does anyone have any pointers as to
>> how to
>> get the 0.20 version?
> The MythTV packages are still marked as unstable, so you'll need to
> override this. Create /etc/portage/packages/keywords/mythtv (if you
> already have a file /etc/portage/packages/keywords then you can use
> instead - it's a bit cleaner if you separate them by usage though) and
> add the following lines:
> This'll enable any version of MythTV (and plugins) less than 0.21.
> should include any versions based on 0.20-fixes SVN but exclude
> from SVN head (which should go in as 0.21_pre).
> You may need to add other applications to this list, if they're
> dependencies for MythTV. In this case, add them with specific
> (e.g. =media-libs/libdts-0.0.2-r5) as you'll probably want to stick to
> stable versions where possible.
This would work as well, up until Myth gets upgraded past 0.21.
Of course if you wanted to live dangerously you could just put an
"ACCEPT_KEYWORDS= "~(arch)" directive into your /etc/make.conf file,
but that would cause *all* unstable packages to be accepted.
You probably want to make sure your system is up to date before
emerge -avuDN world
But if you're running Gentoo you really have to study all the
possibilities that the masking system and portage in general allow.
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