[mythtv] Not every file is installed

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Fri Sep 5 12:16:05 EDT 2003

On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 06:23:04AM -0700, Andy Preston wrote:

> However, if your making a package on one machine to be installed on
> another machine, they do need to be somehow placed on the other machine so
> that the database on the other machine can be modified, ideally by the
> install script. Checkinstall, I assume like most package makers, looks at
> the files installed to generate a list of files to be in the package. If
> they don't get installed then you get the situation that I have now, my
> Mythtv box has everything to run apart from the .sql files necessary to
> modify the database.

checkinstall is not a substitute for a properly maintained package.  There
are already packages available for several popular distributions; is there
some reason you didn't use those instead?

 - mdz

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