|author||Eric Wong <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2013-08-25 00:58:14 +0000|
|committer||Eric Wong <email@example.com>||2013-08-25 02:10:32 +0000|
Rename COPYRIGHT -> COPYING, as that seems to be the more common name for the GPLv3 license file. Kill all rdoc, since I don't agree with HTML documentation and we do not expose any Ruby APIs.
Diffstat (limited to 'INSTALL')
1 files changed, 32 insertions, 8 deletions
@@ -1,15 +1,17 @@
Uncommon for audio software, dtas is implemented in Ruby.
The latest stable release of Ruby is recommended, currently 2.0.0-p247.
-We are currently NOT compatible with Ruby 1.9.3, but we may support it
-if there is demand.
+However, Ruby 1.9.3 should work, too. Older versions of Ruby are not
-SoX is a dependency of dtas. While not _strictly_ required, the
+SoX is a dependency of dtas-player. While not _strictly_ required, the
dtas-player uses SoX by default and you will need it unless you've
-reconfigured dtas to use something else.
+reconfigured dtas-player to use something else.
-mp3gain is required if you use ReplayGain with MP3s, and metaflac is
-required for dtas-cueedit (and possibly future scripts).
+mp3gain is required if you use ReplayGain with MP3s
+If you only intend to use dtas-cueedit, you will need metaflac(1) from
+the FLAC package.
Debian users can install sox, mp3gain, and flac dependencies easily:
@@ -22,8 +24,30 @@ Debian users can install sox, mp3gain, and flac dependencies easily:
speedups. If you cannot be bothered to have a development
environment, just use "gem install dtas"
- gem install dtas-linux
+ gem install dtas-linux
+ This should pull in the "io_splice" and "sleepy_penguin" RubyGems
+ For future upgrades of dtas (upgrades to dtas-linux will be infrequent)
-= installing dtas RubyGem on non-GNU/Linux or old GNU/Linux systems
+ gem update dtas
+= installing the dtas RubyGem on non-GNU/Linux or old GNU/Linux systems
gem install dtas
+= installing dtas via tarball and setup.rb
+ Grab the latest tarball from our HTTP site:
+ $ tar zxvf dtas-0.0.0.tar.gz
+ $ cd dtas-0.0.0
+ $ ruby setup.rb
+ GNU/Linux users may optionally install "io_splice" and
+ "sleepy_penguin" packages:
+ io_splice - http://bogomips.org/ruby_io_splice/
+ sleepy_penguin - http://bogomips.org/sleepy_penguin/