[mythtv-users] Gentoo builds - broken-er
DEPontius at edgehp.net
Sun Feb 19 23:37:21 UTC 2012
On 02/19/2012 06:23 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 2/19/2012 17:46, Dale Pontius wrote:
>> A clue dawns... In mythtv_portage/Gentoo in addition to the ebuilds
>> there are "profiles", "scripts", and "eclass" directories. I'll be that
>> there's some path-relative magic happening here, grabbing stuff out of
>> the profiles, scripts and ebuilds directories.
>> That's it. I just edited the mythtv ebuild in-place instead of copying
>> it to my own overlay. The digest worked, and I now have a manifest.
> All the code to determine where to download the tarballs from is
> contained within those eclasses, using the four static defines at the
> top of the ebuilds. The ebuilds won't work when used with a different
> set of eclasses. The profiles are currently unused, and scripts holds
> the tools to automatically generate a new set of ebuilds.
I don't usually like to make my updates to the original, I prefer to
copy it to my own space and make changes there, leaving the original
intact. That doesn't work in this case, obviously.
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