[mythtv-users] Using Gentoo ebuilds from git packaging repo

Robin Gilks g8ecj at gilks.org
Fri Feb 11 08:55:31 UTC 2011

> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 5:51 PM, Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
>> Before I go further I'd like to know how I track updates to fixes/0.24
>> for
>> example. Do I have to emerge each version specifically? eg.
>>  emerge =media-tv/mythtv-0.24_p20110122
>> or does the update mechanism that gets put into /etc/portage/postsync.d
>> do
>> that for me if I leave off the date string? or is that putting a copy of
>> the git tree sources into /usr/portage/distfiles or does it only update
>> the packaging repo.
> As Raymond said,
> If you follow the instructions for the selfUpdate command, you just
> run emerge --update and things will just work (tm)(r).
> I update the builds every few days and eventually it will be a daily
> update (if there has been changes).
> 0.24 builds are arch
> 0.25 are ~arch
> You just emerge them as you would the vanilla Gentoo builds or if you
> already have the vanilla Gentoo builds, you can just emerge -u world
> Thanks and let us know if you have any problems!
> ~Rob

No sign of mythweb under portage - do I just do a git pull from the
separate mythweb repo and how to I ensure its in sync with the versions I
pull out of the main mythtv/plugins repos?


Robin Gilks

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