[mythtv-users] How to use SVN for most recent improvements

Mitch Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 17:42:55 UTC 2007

On 8/15/07, scott at tbwifi.ca <scott at tbwifi.ca> wrote:
> Hi Mitch,
> I am sorry.  Perhaps I came across the wrong way.  I have read and
> realized that there is another technique to getting the latest updates via
> something called SVN.  I previously referred to this site:
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/
> When I read it, I had some reservation to just try it out without somemore
> background.  It looked to be more for developers.  I've since referred to
> http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Development/Howto/Subversion
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/wiki/TracGuide
> http://developer.berlios.de/docman/display_doc.php?docid=394&group_id=2#checkssh/
> I'm not sure that I'm any clearer.  I suppose I'll just try the commands
> listed and see what happens.  Is there an RPM needed to make the svn
> command work?  I guess I'll find out...
> svn co http://svn.mythtv.org/svn/trunk/mythtv
> svn co http://svn.mythtv.org/svn/trunk/mythplugins
> svn co http://svn.mythtv.org/svn/trunk/myththemes
> If there is something I'm missing however, a quick one or two liner would
> be appreciated.

you have to install svn.  If in fedora (assuming since you said rpm)  do a
'yum install svn'
 Then when you run svn... like you said it will download the lastest svn
version.  Just start hacking away.  that what i did.  when you get errors
post em and ppl will help.

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