[ardour-users] Setting up a gentoo box for ardour
andyandtaya at gmail.com
Sun Mar 12 04:49:51 PST 2006
You lost me at pretty easy! But hey I'm starting to get the hang of it. It
sounds like you're the guy to ask if I get stuck though =)
Thanks for the tips...I can see where I'll need to use some of those
On 3/12/06, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/11/06, Thomas G. Willis <tom.willis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/11/06, Andrew Johnston <andyandtaya at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Okay in answering my own question I thought I'd post it to help anyone
> > else. I looked at the package script from the gentoo portage site, and
> > that it was looking explicitly for fltk, and if it wasn't installed then
> > wouldn't compile the hdspmixer and hdspconf. So I just added it to my
> > flags and emerge went and fetched fltk first, and then whalla!
> > > So I'm happy now, after two straight days of compiling I have a bare
> > ardour system...I will be writing up a little howto soon, so others
> > have to go through such a steep learning curve.
> > >
> > > Keep it up ardour fans...the revolution has just begun...
> > >
> > > Andy J =)
> > >
> > >
> > Man, gentoo makes me feel like a moron. I build j2ee systems or a
> > too :) Anywho looking forward to the howto, I haven't quite figured out
> > emerge thing yet, I guess apt has spoiled me.
> > If anyone cares to post some how to install ardour on gentoo I'd
> > it. I'm not getting this masked package deal yet.
> Pretty easy once you get the hang of it. I'm making some assumptions
> about packages on the system. If they are not there post back.
> The eix-sync command is the rougg equivalent of apt-get update. It
> downloads new ebuilds and updates databases so you know what's in
> emerge -pv system
> emerge system
> emerge -pv world
> emerge world
> The commands above will update the system files and everything in your
> specific world file. (/var/log/portage/world if you want to look at
> what's there. 'system' is defined by the devs...) I always do a -pv
> version to see what the system is going to do before I do it and what
> compile time USE flags will be used for each package.
> emerge -pv ardour
> would emerge what ever is in portage and considered stable
> Adding things to /etc/portage/package.keywords like
> media-sound/ardour ~x86
> will allow portage to build the testing version of a package.
> emerge -pv --deep --update --newuse world
> will do a very complete update of your system
> emerge -pv --depclean
> will remove packages you system doesn't need anymore. Use it carefully
> and only after completing emerge --deep --update --newuse world.
> revdep-rebuild -p will check your system for missing stuff and
> re-emerge it for you.
> Adding USE flags to /etc/portage/package.use like this:
> x11-misc/xscreensaver new-login
> will cuse portage to build with specific features enabled by the USE
> flag. (In this case 'new-login')
> Additions to package.mask will tell portage to use certain packages,
> or certain ranges of packages.
> lightning ~ # cat /etc/portage/package.mask
> lightning ~ #
> See, not too difficult! ;-)
> - Mark
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