Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Gentoo users?
From: Anthony (avan_AT_uwm.edu)
Date: Wed Dec 18 2002 - 01:27:21 EET
* Jon Ellis <ashura666_AT_mac.com> [Dec 17 02 17:10]:
> On Wednesday, December 18, 2002, at 07:54 AM, Anthony wrote:
> >* Jon Ellis <ashura666_AT_mac.com> [Dec 17 02 16:29]:
> >>This is Ardour from cvs. Nothing more. Gentoo already contained an
> >>ebuild to pull Ardour out of cvs. All i've done is make it work by
> >>updating the gentoo jack build and adding support not to compile ksi
> >>the ardour build.
> >Is it correct for this e-build to set the asoundrc? Does it manually
> >ask you to configure the paths in ardour.rc? I think this is fine if
> >it is just a short cut to building CVS and ensuring that you have the
> >right dependency. In fact, it will probably help us avoid fielding
> >questions regarding auto-tools if done right. But, I'd hate to see it
> >clobber my config files.
> It doesn't touch config files. It would be hard to get right
> automatically. Adding a message that tells people to look at the config
> files is a good idea. I'll look into it.
Its standard procedure for gentoo to say "config file needs updating"
and you may want this to direct to the README/FAQ. I think the default
asoundrc is a bad idea. For instance, a lot of ppl have onboard audio
and a pro card which is probably not hw:0.
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