[mythtv] Questions about which components are meant for FE and BE

Mark Paulus mark.paulus at verizonbusiness.com
Fri Oct 13 20:17:57 UTC 2006

You might also look at Knoppmyth 
(http://www.mysettopbox.tv/knoppmyth.html).  Seems like they've already 
done a fair amount of this research/work.

Joe Votour wrote:
> I'm working with Axel Thimm to try to reorganize the packaging for the
> Fedora RPMs, and I have some questions.  I've looked in the Wiki, and gone
> through the archives, and it seems that I'm left with more questions than
> answers.
> There are several packages that can be pulled in via ATrpms, but there is
> the concept of a "mythtv-backend" and a "mythtv-frontend", which are
> intended for use in setting up minimal machines.  What brings this issue
> up is that mythcommflag and mythtranscode are included only in the
> frontend packages, but I've known commercial flagging to be run only on
> the backend.
> Given the list of these programs, which are meant for the backend, and
> which are meant to be located on the frontend?
> mythcommflag
> mythtranscode
> mythtvosd
> mythlcdserver
> mythshutdown
> mythwelcome
> Knowing that MythTV is a client-server architecture, some programs are
> capable of being run on both a frontend and a backend (or any other
> machine, for that matter).  That may very well be the case for the above
> programs, but still, I figure I'll ask.
> Thanks,
> Joe
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