[mythtv-users] removing plugins
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 26 18:23:57 UTC 2006
On 09/26/06 11:12, Derek Meek wrote:
>Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>On 09/25/06 21:52, Bilge Tutak wrote:
>>>On 9/25/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>>>>On 09/25/06 16:08, Bilge Tutak wrote:
>>>>>I want to remove some of the plugins that are installed default,
>>>>>like mythflex, or phone. I do not use them and I think they are
>>>>>only slowing down the mythtv system at start.
>>>>Talk to the packager (or, more appropriately, post on the distro's
>>>>fora/mailing lists) that gave you the packages with the plugins.
>>>>There's not enough information here for anyone to tell you how to
>>>>/properly/ get rid of them, and it's not a MythTV question, anyway
>>>>(since they're put there by packages).
>>>I did not use any packages, I just followed someone else's help for
>>>compiling. Something I tried was, finding and renaming the module
>>>names, but it did not work for me. May be I should have changed the
>>>parameters while I was compiling.
>>>Thanks for your answer, but I think it is a mythtv question :), at
>>>least the plugin sources distributed on the Mythtv web site and used
>>>inside the Mythtv
>>If you compile yourself, you should specify "--disable-<pluginname>" as
>>directed by "./configure --help" to prevent compilation/installation of
>>plugins you don't want.
>he's asking how to uninstall them since he forgot to do that
I realize that, but figured he'll figure out a way to "make "(it)
"uninstall" the plugins the same way someone who's compiling any package
on their own would. Since the "./configure --disable-<pluginname>" is
the only part that's vaguely Myth-specific--although it uses the
standard syntax, knowing what to specify after disable is helpful--I
mentioned it because he'll need to know how to compile only the plugins
he wants so he can "make "(it) "install" them. I don't want to
recommend any way of removing the plugins because I don't want to be
blamed if something goes wrong.
Heh. Funny message if you ignore everything that's not in quotes...
Humorously descriptive message if you ignore everything in parens.
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