[mythtv-users] MythTV Upgrading and Protocols..

Robert Anderson riznob at gmail.com
Tue Dec 27 17:46:30 EST 2005

On 12/27/05, John P. Mitchell <john at cepros.com> wrote:
> MythTV Users,
>    I have a .15 MythTV backend and two .15 XBox MythTV frontends. The
> systems is used heavily by four individuals on an almost hourly basis
> and the system has overcome many hurdles to gain the users trust. I am
> almost about to add a third encoder to try to minimize conflicts. These
> are personal systems so I do not have alot of money to throw at it. So
> now on to the questions:
>    I want to upgrade to take advantage of the new features but all the
> protocol changes have left me in the dust and make upgrading an all or
> nothing affair. Can someone suggest a minimum impact upgrade path that
> will not disrupt my MythTV setup for a whole weekend? Which is not
> acceptable to the users I must say. I can not build a second whole
> system to work the kinks out of while this one stays running, although I
> wish I could.
>    Also, I want to know what is the reasoning behind not keeping the
> protocol between frontend and backend backwards compatible? It seems
> good practice to not break older versions of MythTV frontends or slaves
> in an effort to minimize problems for the user and for other MythTV
> integrated projects out there.
> --
> Regards,
>     John P. Mitchell <john at cepros.com>
>     Email Sticker: My Boss is a Jewish carpenter
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My xbox torrent should make the upgrading of your frontends easy.


Rob Anderson
riznob at gmail.com
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