[mythtv] Building, installing and testing different mythtv versions

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Thu May 12 13:41:50 UTC 2005

On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 12:25:23PM +0200, Christian Hoehle wrote:
> I'm asking myself if there is a way to build and test mythtv without
> installing the binaries and libraries. I would very much like to build a
> mythtv version and test it using the build directory, and install it as soon
> as i have a working version. Otherwhise, I would like to keep my (working)
> mythtv binaries and libraries where they are.
> Does anyone know how to achieve that?

You can run the binaries from the source tree if you also set
your LD_LIBRARY_PATH evironment variable to pick up the libraries from
the source tree.

Note that it'll be working off your regular database though so beware
unexpected schema upgrades.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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