[mythtv-users] How to compile MythTV source code on Fedora?

Trampas tstern at nc.rr.com
Wed Mar 7 12:47:52 UTC 2007

To install myth on fedora from binary is simple as logging in as root and
opening a terminal window and typing:

yum install mythtv-suite


To uninstall myth you need to use the rpm command, for your information yum
is kind of like a wrapper for rpm. The command to remove myth is:

rpm -qa | grep myth | xargs rpm -e 


To install myth from the svn you need some detail instructions which are



Note however it is best to use the binary version, yum install mythtv-suite,
unless there is a specific bug fix you are looking for.  


The myth wiki above is very complete, in fact I am a newbie at linux and
used it to get myth installed. My recommendation though is to use the
configuration options at the bottom of the page, actually I created
automatic build scripts following instructions at bottom of page. After
doing this and waiting about 2 hours for the build to complete it worked
perfect. Note I have tried about 5 times before this to get it to work. 





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[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Xi Jiarong
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2007 2:16 AM
To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
Subject: [mythtv-users] How to compile MythTV source code on Fedora?


How to compile MythTV sorce code?

Q1. Need I to install MythTV firstly through that guide: Installing MythTV
on Fedora Core?

Q2. Need I to uninstall MythTV after instlling mythtv, and how to remove?
What command should be used to remove?

Q3. (a)yum install myth-suite and (b)yum install libmyth-devel, what time to
use them respectively? 

Q3. Would you please give me a more clear detail guide for How to compile
MythTV source code on Fedora? 

Many thanks

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