[mythtv] Record on den machine; play on other machines.

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Wed, 27 Nov 2002 14:02:56 -0500

On Wednesday 27 November 2002 01:15 pm, Cedar McKay wrote:
> isaac, will the frontend be available as a separately compiled and or
> installed package? In other words is there going to be a "complete" and
> "front end only" package. It may be that people will want to
> compile/install on machines that don't have the prerequisites such as
> xmltv, mysql, etc that the complete mythtv requires. I for one am
> interested in having the frontend running on a Mac OS X machine. I
> never brought up OS X before because I figured since mythtv is so
> dependent on devices and particular linux drivers that it would never
> work. But since most linux apps compile and run fine os OS X I don't
> see why a "frontend" package couldn't either (running on x windows of
> course, rather than aqua).

Haven't thought that far ahead, really =)  But, yeah, logically, a playback 
only box wouldn't need xmltv, or a mysql server, though it would need the 
mysql client libs.