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Old 01-22-2004, 07:59 PM   #1
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cvs question


Hi. I have a quick question. I am trying to get my TV in to work with my AIW 8500 and the gatos project stuff. I dont really understand how to use the CVS sourceforge site or understand what i am doing.

http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.p...DV_TV_in_works

this seems to have the packages i need, but i dont undersand how to get them. I can download one at a time, but i'm sure thats not how it is supposed to be. thx

jason
 
Old 01-22-2004, 08:10 PM   #2
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just go here and download the tarballs on the gatos homepage ..
 
Old 01-22-2004, 08:15 PM   #3
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ok, where should i install this tar? /etc or /usr? ( tar zxvf is the flags to use right? )
 
Old 01-22-2004, 08:22 PM   #4
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well it'll install wherever it is going to install ...
cause when you do the "make install" step thats where it does it for you
so yes thats the right arguments to use to untar the file, and then after you do you cd into the directory and type :
./configure
make
su -c "make install"
type root password

and thats it ...
now this is the typical steps with most tarballs, and if this is not the case with this one you will just have to read the INSTALL or README file and see what you actually have to do with the extracted source ...
 
Old 01-22-2004, 08:34 PM   #5
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is the ./configure a file? after i extracted the files, <most of the files went into /usr/X11R6/lib>

i could not do the ./configure in any of: /usr or /usr/X11RC or /usr/X11RC/lib/

any ideas? there was no "configure" extracted i dont believe

thx
 
Old 01-22-2004, 10:49 PM   #6
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did you download a .tgz file ? cause when you extract a tarball, the contents should be extracted to a folder named after the filename, or pretty similiar, as for example
say you have a file called ati-drivers-03.48.5.tar.gz and when you extract it there should be a folder in the same location as the tarball named something along the lines of ati-drivers, again thats an example but i am sure you can see where i am getting at ...
so still using my example, you would change to the ati-drivers directory and there should be (that is if one exists) a configure file ...
post the name of the file and the exact command you used to extract it ....
 
Old 01-23-2004, 04:43 PM   #7
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i'll get back to this later tonight... i had to reformat my drive a while ago and i dont have time... (class)... i'll list everything soon
 
  


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