[mythtv-users] How to compile Myth TV

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 02:31:43 UTC 2009

2009/12/22 William M. Sorgenfrei <w_m_sorg at msn.com>:
> Hello all,
> I am taking another stab at getting mythtv going.  After a kernel upgrade I
> have lost everything and starting from scratch.  This time around I want to
> compile and build myself.
> The docs instruct me to issue the following to compile:
> Make –j 2

Which docs are they?

> Obviously, this is not enough.  Is there a makefile somewhere what is the
> exact command I should issue to get things going?

The README file points you to the official documentation. Here the
compiling info:


MythTV is built in the standard Linux way, so a './configure; make;
make install' would work with default configure options.

Hope this helps,

Nick Morrott

MythTV Official wiki: http://mythtv.org/wiki/
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