[mythtv-users] New F/E - use same OS?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jan 30 04:34:45 UTC 2008

On 01/29/2008 11:15 PM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Jan 29, 2008, at 8:11 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 01/29/2008 08:52 PM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>>> Myth doesn't care what distro you're on. As long as the backend/
>>> frontends on all machines are the same myth version, you're good.
>> Where "same myth version" implies the exact same SVN revision, due to
>> the fact that almost all the packagers are using 0.20-fixes.  Getting
>> packages with the exact same revision may be difficult when using more
>> than one distro.  If you are not running the exact same revision,  
>> you're
>> running an unsupported configuration, so don't be surprised if you
>> encounter issues.
>> (In other words, I highly recommend running the same distro--whether
>> that means switching your existing system or choosing the same distro
>> for your new one.)
> Good point. I assumed he would be checking out a version of SVN  
> (either trunk or a released version) and compiling himself.

Yeah, and I assumed packages.

So, as Brad said, if compiling yourself, feel free to use different distros.


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