[mythtv] Auto Upgrade feature?

Matt Zimmerman mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 29 Dec 2002 13:36:07 -0500

On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 11:11:51AM -0600, Nathan Ziarek wrote:

> As this thing contiunes to evolve, I hesitate to attach it solely to a
> TV as I want some of the latest and greatest features. 
> I was thinking, perhaps after 1 is hit, it might be cool to have Myth
> check for an upgraded version and understand how to automatically
> upgrade itself (or an upgrade option if you don't want to risk it). I
> have no idea of the complexity of this, but it is something TiVo (I'm
> pretty sure) has, and something that might make sense for bug fixes etc.
> Anyway, just an idea for future projects. I think it'd make it a more
> "polished" program. If I'm stuck with a working .7 for the rest of my
> days, though, I think I can manage. When it is running, it is damn cool.

This is what distribution packages are for.  You can do smooth upgrades
already with Debian packages and apt.

 - mdz