[mythtv-users] Gentoo, qt4 and mythtv
alamar at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 16:05:41 UTC 2007
On 1/8/07, Stroller <linux.luser at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> Am I right in assuming this causes portage to build with preference
> of qt3 over qt4?
> "build with qt4 only if qt3 is not an option for this package"?
> I think building from the ebuild would be quite different from SVN -
> presumably the ebuild (and this is perhaps a function taken care of
> by portage itself, rather than the ebuild) would pass --build-with-
> qt3 and --dont-use-qt4 options to the `configure` stage of
> compilation. I'd imagine that one would have to set such options
> manually if manually undertaking `cd /path/to/source && .configure &&
> make && make install` (which is what I understand by "I build from
Honestly, I'm not sure that the order of the USE flags makes any
difference. The best thing to do (so far as I'm aware) is to add a
line in the /etc/portage/package.use file that says:
media-tv/mythtv qt3 -qt4
That would (for portage) would specifically say "Build with qt3, and
don't build for qt4". This is for Portage only.
Alternatively, if this is _only_ a Mythbox, a simply thing to do is
edit the /etc/make.conf file and add "qt3 -qt4" to your USE flags.
That will prevent all packages from attempting to build using qt4. In
addition, it wouldn't hurt to add a line to /etc/portage/package.mask
That will prevent any qt4 series from being installed on the system.
I assume, as you do, that there's a different mechanism for compiling
SVN from the commandline, though I don't have experience with that.
(I believe there are SVN-ebuilds of myth, though again, I haven't
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