[mythtv] debian woody & mythmusic

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Tue Oct 28 11:35:39 EST 2003

On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 11:43:02PM +1000, Matt Sullivan wrote:

> I've only just joined the ML, and have only read a little from the archives 
> so forgive me if I'm repeating what looks like a common question
> Has anyone got mythmusic running on a debian woody system?
> I'm trying to compile Matt Z's mythmusic_0.11-2 source package but running 
> into FLAC encoder problems due to the woody libflac-dev version of 1.0.2

As explained on the page associated with those packages, this is exactly the
reason why there aren't any binary packages of mythmusic for woody.

> I can't find a debian source package for 1.0.4 anywhere so I've tried
> creating a flac 1.0.4 package from the 1.0.2 debian source and 1.0.4
> upstream, but it all seems too difficult. I guess I could just make / make
> install from the upstream source but I don't like the idea that it will
> interfere / conflict with the installed deb package.

Why would you want 1.0.4?  1.1.0 is available in Debian testing and

> The problem I had with mythtv-database was related to the generated mysql
> password containing a semi-colon. I can't remember the exact details now
> but one of the setup scripts (to set the mythtv user privileges) was being
> parsed incorrectly due to the semi-colon embedded within the sql.

Yes, there is a problem on woody where pwgen uses a different set of
characters to generate the password, and this will have a workaround when I
get a chance (December).

 - mdz

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