[mythtv-users] 2 copies on MythTV on the same system.

lists_mythtv_users lists_mythtv_users at bigpizza.co.uk
Thu Jul 10 12:31:06 UTC 2008

covert covert wrote:
> Is it possible to have 2 copies of MythTV on the same system. They
> don't need to both run at the same time. I have Mythbuntu and I want
> to compile some source code into MythTV, mainly the patch to get BOB
> to work. I want to keep my Working MythTV as it is and have a second
> copy of MythTV I can stuff around with and break on a regular basis
> without upsetting my wife.
> Is it just a case of making a new user (mythdev) and installing myth
> under that account and pointing that install to a different database ?
Another option would be to create a virtual machine using
VMware/Xen//KVM/etc and futz around in the VM.


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