[mythtv-users] Installing projectX from source?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Oct 26 00:33:23 EDT 2005
Robin Gilks wrote:
>>On 10/25/05, Steve Adeff <adeffs at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>On Tuesday 25 October 2005 20:36, Robin Gilks wrote:
>>>>I'm having a go at mythburn but having problems installing projectx as I use Gentoo so have no nicely packaged system.
>>>>Looks like projectx was removed from portage about 3 months ago so I wonder is anyone has an ebuild for the latest or a wrapper that will get rid of the 'can't find common-net library' errors.
>>>projectX is java so download the java sdk and run the command they tell you to run and it will compile.
>>Java is platform independant - it doesn't need to be compiled
for different platforms. If compiled on different platforms, the
resulting Java bytecode is virtually identical and functionaly
indistinguishable. (Just completing the statement you started...)
>>Just install the Java runtime: http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/java.xml
>>then download the projectx.jar file and run java -jar projectx.jar
>But projectx doesn't come as a jar file
http://www.doom9.org/software.htm - search for "ProjectX" and click link...
Unzip. Notice the file "ProjectX.jar" inside...
java -jar ProjectX.jar
Now, read the manual:
> - it comes as a bunch of .java
>files that are compiled by the sdk into a jar file - that step works fine.
>What I can't get right is where do I put the library files it depends on
>that are created during the 'compile' step. Does java have a seperate
>search path that it uses to hunt out missing bits?
CLASSPATH, but you don't want to know how to use it.
>Sounds to me like everyone who has suceeded with this is running an rpm
I'm not. I can't even spell RMP. ;)
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