[mythtv-users] Easiest installation?

Johan Venter johan at vulturest.com
Wed Dec 21 16:05:55 EST 2005

Stef Coene wrote:
>>I, too, compile from scratch using Debian, and the only caveat I've
>>come across is having to use the prefix "/usr" (As Myth can't find
>>it's libraries if you use the default /usr/local)
> You can put library path's that are not default in 
> /etd/ld.so.conf
> In my case, I have /usr/local/lib in it.
> After running ldconfig, it should work.

Indeed, I install Myth into it's own little sandbox at /usr/local/mythtv 
to make it super easy to remove/move/backup etc, and all you have to do 
is make sure the lib directory is locatable by ld.



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