[op25-dev] Re: Full asterisk support?

n4dav n4dav at verizon.net
Thu Feb 28 12:16:49 UTC 2013


Doug, glad you are doing that.. I also found the symbolic link info, and set it up and verified it with python -V. It showed 2.6, which to me means if you run python from anywhere, you get 2.6....except you don't from the makefile, apparently.



--- In op25-dev at yahoogroups.com, "Doug Bade" <kd8b at ...> wrote:
>
> I started on a second computer last evening to try Centos/Allstar as a base.
> I used the Acid disk.  I was able to get a lot of the prerequisites
> installed but a few are eluding me. I added the repoforge repository to my
> machine which houses a bunch of the general linux program parts that are
> needed. Most were able to be installed with yum.
> 
>  
> 
> I ran out of time so still have more to build. I am keeping notes on what
> was in Acid and what I had to add
I am scraping build information from a
> couple places. CentOS without a GUI does make it more difficult to build
> some of this but in the long run will probably be a better more compact
> build.
> 
>  
> 
> I saw that ACID has a python 2.4 directory as you noted
 I will be running
> into the same issue I am sure. What the answer is I found notes about making
> a symbolic link to point the machine path to the correct python directory (
> kind of an alias thing) so it can find the correct version. The notes were
> relative to python 3. Something relative to newer builds on Arch Linux which
> is a bleeding edge version of RHEL of which CentOS is a clone. 
> 
>                 I do agree that the build docs need some updating and more
> concise details if versions are an issue.. I see they are circa 2009-2010
> ish so makes for some stumbling along the way.  
> 
> Doug
> 
> KD8B
> 
>  
> 
> From: op25-dev at yahoogroups.com [mailto:op25-dev at yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
> Of n4dav
> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:20 AM
> To: op25-dev at yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [op25-dev] Re: Full asterisk support?
> 
>  
> 
>   
> 
> I started with ACID, figuring it has to work there, so... 
> 
> If we want this to work with the most popular Allstar distro, someone has to
> get it built on there and then publish how. While not quite a novice, I am
> not experienced enough to get it working. I also find that people that write
> instructions for building things on linux tend to assume their audience
> already knows how to build it!
> 
> --- In op25-dev at yahoogroups.com <mailto:op25-dev%40yahoogroups.com> , "Doug
> Bade" wrote:
> >
> > I too was building or more specifically started over on rebuilding on
> Ubuntu
> > 10.04 LTS. My build went successfully but not sure about how I can build
> > Allstar Into that J I figured I wanted to try to get SOME documented
> version
> > to build then figure out how to get it working in the environment I want (
> > which would be over a ACID build also ) .
> > 
> > I was able to get GNU Radio to compile with no major errors ( read as
> > program stops J ) , to get op25 svn imported, the three op25 modules to
> > compile and install I *THINK* without major errors. Tonight I will go
> > through the build logs and see if I missed anything important. I had
> errors
> > regarding port audio missing on my Debian build but they did not go bang
> on
> > Ububtu 10.04 LTS.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > I am not trying to steal your thread here, just comparing results along
> the
> > way
and maybe sharing stumbles

> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Did you start with an Acid build??? I am thinking in the *production*
> > edition I will need to do that
..
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > I have no confidence it all built correctly yet but the installs at least
> > completed
 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Doug
> > 
> > KD8B
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > From: op25-dev at yahoogroups.com <mailto:op25-dev%40yahoogroups.com>
> [mailto:op25-dev at yahoogroups.com <mailto:op25-dev%40yahoogroups.com> ] On
> Behalf
> > Of n4dav
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 7:24 AM
> > To: op25-dev at yahoogroups.com <mailto:op25-dev%40yahoogroups.com> 
> > Subject: [op25-dev] Re: Full asterisk support?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Actually I had RTFM but there's so much there I forgot about that page. 
> > 
> > I put a lot of time into this yesterday, trying to build all the parts.
> I'm
> > using CentOS as that is what the ACID distro is built on for Allstar, and
> it
> > works well. But trying to get this stuff built is a major exercise in
> > frustration. Every package I tried to build was missing some other
> > dependency, which was missing some other dependency, it was a chain of
> > missing things. I never got anything built. One make complained about
> python
> > not being at least 2.5, (I had 2.4), so I installed 2.6, verified it with
> > python-V, and still couldn't run the make file. It still thought I had
> 2.4,
> > and I have no idea how to fix that. I'll probably go back to it after I
> pull
> > my fist out of the wall but so far it has not been fun.
> > 
> > --- In op25-dev at yahoogroups.com <mailto:op25-dev%40yahoogroups.com>  ,
> ikjtel
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > 
> > > >Â What method do you use to measure the correct deviation of the C4FM
> > signal?
> > > 
> > > 
> > > hmm - apols if I've guessed wrong, but sounds like you haven't yet RTFM
> -
> > based both on this question and the questions about the repeater.
> > > 
> > > Have a look at 
> > > 
> > > http://op25.osmocom.org/wiki/wiki/HardwarePage
> > > 
> > > http://op25.osmocom.org/wiki/wiki/RepeaterPage
> > > 
> > > http://op25.osmocom.org/wiki/wiki/SignalScopePage
> > > 
> > > - in particular the Hardware page has a method for setting the deviation
> -
> > or you could spend $ on a store-bought FMD meter : )
> > > 
> > > 73 de KA1RBI
> > >
> >
>


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