[mythtv-users] lame version?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 02:53:32 UTC 2009

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Mike Adolf <mlnx at mho.com> wrote:
> Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
>> Hi
>> 2009/3/19 Mike Adolf <mlnx at mho.com>:
>>> I am preparing my system to install mythtv .21 for the first time (from
>>> the
>>> tar ball).  I will likely have many questions. My first is: The
>>> documentation (based on mythtv .21) states to install lame by downloading
>>> version 3.96 tar ball. I am running Ubuntu 8.10 which has a lame 3.98
>>> package.  Should this work or is 3.96 a hard requirement for mythtv .21.
>> Why don't you install pre-compiled packages, like from mythbuntu
>> repository?

> Won't that wipe out my existing ubuntu 8.10 install?

No it will wipe out your exisitng mythtv packages, but not the whole install.

If you want to run two versions you will need to compile and make
prefix, for example, /usr/local

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