[mythtv-users] "get the sources and fix it yourself"

DaveD mythtv at guiplot.com
Wed Sep 26 03:33:14 UTC 2007

I really don't understand "svn 14429 (for trunk) and 14430 (for 
20-fixes)".  Can some one tell me if this fix has been applied to 
version 0.20.2-165 (current Atrpms version)?  Thanks.


Doug Young wrote:
> On 9/25/07, *David Brodbeck* <gull at gull.us <mailto:gull at gull.us>> wrote:
>     On Sep 25, 2007, at 2:48 PM, Bearcat M. Sandor wrote:
>     > On Tuesday 25 September 2007 in an email titled "Re: [mythtv-users]
>     > All Reruns?" Victor Perez wrote:
>     >> It seems there is a bug in mythfilldatabase if you have multiple
>     >> lineups
>     >> with the same channels on them it will flag them as reruns. Not
>     >> sure they
>     >> fixed it already but when I reported it a few weeks ago somebody
>     >> replied:
>     >> "get the sources and fix it yourself" :-s
>     > To which my usual thought is something along the lines of "sod off".
>     I thought this was already fixed in the -fixes branch a week or so
>     ago.  Am I remembering wrong?
> Bearcat,
> I would be absolutely in agreement with you except for one thing: 
> That's not quite what was said.  What Victor actually asked was "How 
> do I fix this?" and what was actually posted was a link to the 
> gossamer thread where it had already been brought to the dev's 
> attention, and a comment to "write the code or be patient".  To follow 
> that, a couple days later was posted the ticket with the patch numbers 
> as to when it was applied to the trunk branch and to the fixes 
> branch.  From there, it's out of the dev's hands and into the hands of 
> the individual package maintainers or of the user if you compile your 
> own system.
> While the answer could have been more verbose, it did address the 
> question asked.  From what I've seen, the people on this list try not 
> to be rude, but many of us are computer professionals, not PR or 
> marketing people, and we're not always the most eloquent, 
> well-expressed, or smooth-spoken crowd.
> And Victor, I think you read to much into Mike's reply.  He was trying 
> his best to answer your question simply and to the point.
> -- 
> Doug
> gossamer link for Victor's original thread:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/287489
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