Re: need a video function in wheezy
- Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:25:03 -0500
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: need a video function in wheezy
On Friday 17 November 2017 13:58:28 David Christensen wrote:
> On 11/17/17 09:56, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Friday 17 November 2017 10:49:20 David Christensen wrote:
> >> Have you searched through the releases of Wheezy to see if any have
> >> the specific version of the library you need? If found, air-wall
> >> the machine, put in a new system drive, install that release,
> >> install the software, get it working, and never update.
> > That is not how my network is configured. The app is itself under
> > continuous development, with an average of 2 updates a week.
> I guess air-walling really isn't necessary -- the key idea was to get
> it working and then don't break it by updating anything.
> But if you're updating with developer releases bi-weekly, then the
> fallback idea would be to use and track whatever distribution the
> developers are using. STFW I found http://linuxcnc.org/ , dug around
> briefly, and saw mention of Ubuntu, but not the level of detail needed
> to carry through this idea. I also saw the Debian-live based release,
> so I dunno...
I have 2 or 3 copies of that on dvd's, and that is the install that all
my x86 stuff is running.
> >> Otherwise, it's a matter of finding the software maintainer and
> >> convincing them to bring the software up to date.
> > That is beginning to sound like a worthwhile effort. But difficult
> > when the names are all thats available in the README. Which I'll
> > quote from here in case the publicity helps.
> > "Many Thanks from Jacob Bogenschutz (bogie6040) to the following:
> > Norbert Schechner (newbynobi)
> > Fernand Veilleux (FernV)
> > Slavko Kocjancic (eslavko)
> > They deserve all the credit, I just tweeked on they're stuff and put
> > it together."
> > Just in case one of them is reading this list.. :)
> Have you tried these resources?
I have not, might be a place to look. But the better half says feed
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