[AG-TECH] AG 3.0 and Gentoo?

Rhys Hawkins Rhys.Hawkins at anu.edu.au
Thu May 11 18:23:32 CDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 15:47 -0700, Colin Macdonald wrote:
> On Thu, 11 May 2006, Rhys Hawkins wrote:
> > There are gentoo ebuilds here:
> >  http://www.agcentral.org/downloads/GentooAGTK
> >
> > This is for an AGTK CVS snapshot on around the 20th April. I've run
> > out of time and won't get ebuilds done for the AG3 release proper
> > until after the AccessGrid Retreat now.
> >
> > With the CVS snapshot, you can connect to the actual 3.0 servers.
> > However these ebuilds should be considered an early testing release,
> > which is why I haven't announced more widely.
> Looks good!  I'll be eagerly awaiting the 3.0 ebuilds.
> I took a brief look at them today.  What is the point of having 
> agrat and agvic ebuilds?  rat 4.2.5 is in portage already and we 
> could poke at http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=81890 to get 
> vic accepted too.  Does AG3 require particular versions or are 
> patches applied that aren't in the upstream version?

Hi Colin,

Rat and Vic (ag versions) include an extra RTCP Application specific
packet that contains the senders AccessGrid unique identifier. You're
right that they shouldn't be separate, and its in the pipeline that 
ucl and ag versions of the media tools will merge, so this will happen
in time.


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