Re: Beast 0.5.4 on NetBSD

On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 wrote:

> I noticed that the release notes for the latest version of Beast
> mention changes to build on NetBSD. As a result, I downloaded the
> source and tried building it on NetBSD -current.
> The configure script doesn't find the NetBSD /dev/audio device,
> which seems to be the equivalent of /dev/dsp on Linux. I hand
> edited the configure script to look for this device, and also made
> it look for /dev/sequencer instead of /dev/midi. I also forced
> configure to add the libossaudio library to the dependencies.
> Having done this, Beast built without problem. I was 99% sure that
> the /dev/audio change was correct for NetBSD, and once Beast was
> installed it ran flawlessy using my onboard audio. I'm less sure
> about the /dev/sequencer change, but haven't had a chance to test
> it yet.
> So, Beast runs like a dream on my NetBSD machine (barring any
> problems when I test MIDI). If someone can help me get the
> autoconf stuff sorted out, then I'd like to submit a pkgsrc entry
> for Beast to the NetBSD project.

Gregor Waluga <> is currently working on
getting beast to work on NetBSD. and he's not finished the
changes yet (being stopped by a poll() bug in PTH first).

> Regards,
> Chris Wareham
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