[mythtv-users] Converting from ATrpms version to CVS self-compile development

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 16:37:38 EDT 2004

> I am successfully running Myth 0.15--installed using ATrpms per Jarod's
> guide.  (Worked as advertised!!)  The only difference is that I installed
> and run everything as 'root'--I didn't create a 'mythtv' user.

.16 is the lates version, and from what I understand, the ATrpms are
available as stable right now.  You may want to upgrade to that and dl
the source code from the official sit and play with those.

> However, now I would like to be able to get the latest CVS versions and make
> my own modifications to the Myth source code.
> - Can install/run a separate CVS version of Myth that will not interfere
> with the ATrpms version I already have installed & working?
> - What is the wisest way to go about getting the CVS self-compile version
> working?  Can I leverage my current installation, even if portions of it
> must be removed?
> I would like to experiment with some ideas I have and contribute them to the
> project down the road.  I am a programmer, but a newbie to Linux and open
> source projects.
> Thanks!!
> --Kevin
> kev_wil at yahoo.com
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