[mythtv-users] Help with mythweb please

Mercury Morris mercury.morris at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 13:37:57 UTC 2006

On 12/17/06, Chris Petersen <lists at forevermore.net> wrote:
> Mercury Morris wrote:
> > Thank you for the pointer to the documentation.  To be truthful tho, what I'm
> > going to try first is to resurrect the '.htaccess' file method to get
> > Mythweb to work.
> > I just cannot see the wisdom in making Mythweb so much more complicated
> > by getting rid of the '.htaccess' file.  If '.haccess' no longer
> > works, THEN I'll be
> > really motivated to study the apache documentation.  But at that point, Mythweb
> > will come very close to being way more trouble than it's worth to install it.
> Getting rid of .htaccess wasn't a matter of making things more
> complicated.  MOST users had to create a mythweb.conf file for apache
> already, so I just combined the two into a single file.  You're more
> than welcome to continue to use your old .htaccess file.
> The issues in svn seem to come from people not reading the install doc
> about the necessary modules, and I *will* be trying to make things a
> little clearer before .21 is released.  Other than the new compression
> stuff (which requires 2 apache modules that are not enabled by default
> in all distros), nothing else has changed in the file (I just
> copied/pasted the .htaccess commands into the .conf file).
> FYI, I've just commented out the two new "problem" sections in the
> apache conf file and added a little more info to its comments.


Thanks for your help.

Perhaps one day, there will be Wiki pages such as "Mythweb on Fedora",
"Mythweb on Ubuntu", etc., supplied by folks who have successfully matched
their specific Linux distribution to your Mythweb plugin.


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