Newbie FreeBSD/Linux Question
kdk at daleco.biz
Wed Mar 8 21:32:16 UTC 2006
Lawrence Petrykanyn wrote:
> I am a newbie trying to compile the program JACK that is
> required for the midi sequencer Rosegarden. This program
> (JACK) is not available through the ports collection and is
> intended for a Linux system. I am running FreeBSD 5.4 with
> linux compatibility supported. Below is is the readme file for
> JACK and I have chosen to follow the second option. I have
> created the /mnt/ramfs directory and edited my /etc/stab file
> as directed. What I don't understand is the last instruction
> of the second option listed below, the line that says,
> "add --with-default-tmpdir=/mnt/ramfs to the JACK configure
> line when you build it".
> I tried "make --with-default-tmpdir=/mnt/ramfs" and received
> a message informing me that this is not correct Make syntax.
> Am I supposed to edit the config file(s) that accompany the
> source code? If so, which one(s), config.h.in, configure,
> configure.ac or one of the files in the config directory of
> this package?
> This is probably a very simple matter, but I have googled
> around and cannot find an answer. Any comments,
> suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated.
Just a wild guess; is it bad English? Have you tried
this string when doing "configure" instead of "make"?
Perhaps that is what is meant.
HTH, but not holding my breath,
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have
forgotten your aim.
-- George Santayana
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