[mythtv-users] Installing MythTV in Gentoo

Thomas Pfau pfau at nbpfaus.net
Fri Mar 30 22:14:41 UTC 2007

Santiago Almenara wrote:
> The problem what when I do:
> emerge -pv mythtv
> USE="frontendonly" emerge -pv mythtv
> USE="backendonly" emerge -pv mythtv
> It seems that it needs to download and compile the same packages. For 
> instance, I know that I don't need mysql for a frontend-only system, 
> or qt for a backend-only….
I believe mythtv uses qt interfaces to access the database. It accesses 
the database from both the frontend and backend. Therefore it needs qt 
and mythtv in both locations.

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