[mythtv] Using my main mythtv box for development

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Sun Apr 22 02:47:50 UTC 2007

Matt Doran wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm interested in submitting a patch or two to mythtv, and wanted to 
> develop the patches against trunk.  But I need to develop of my one and 
> only myth box, which is currently running 0.20-fixes.  
> Developing/testing patches would be much easier if I was running trunk 
> ... but I use this box daily for all my TV watching and recording needs, 
> and it needs to be reasonably stable.
> How many of you use trunk on your main box?  How's the stability?    Any 
> tips or things to look out for when running trunk on your main myth box?
> I'm happy to recompile, regularly to fix problems as they arise, etc ... 
> but my WAF would drop dramatically if there were too many issues!!  ;)
I use trunk on my main box.  I pay close attention to the -dev and 
-tickets and -commits mailing lists so I can see when things might 
appear dicey.   Generally speaking though, trunk is very stable.


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