[mythtv-users] Using trunk on different distros..

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 03:41:31 UTC 2010

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 3:36 PM, Greg Oliver <oliver.greg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am presently re-configuring my mythtv architecture in the house.  I
> am migrating my backend to centos, but need a mix of fedora and ubuntu
> for my frontends..  I was always a big fan of gentoo due to the
> flexibility, but quite honestly as I get older - I do not want to
> spend hours _tweaking_ my OS anymore (and haven't for a couple of
> years)..  Unfortunately, I think to get mythtv to play nice, I am
> going to have to compile (no problem - it does not take too long)..
> My question is if anyone has successfully made a static version..  I
> do not see the option for configure, so it may not be possible.  All
> of my systems are the same arch, but different distros like I said, so
> a static build that I can move to them all would be easiest I think..
> Well, ATrpms seems to support debian as well, so maybe I will play
> with that.  Anyone with similar experience that has a working solution
> would be appreciated..

write an rpm spec file, compile using rpm's tools, then use alien to make a deb.

But I haven't compiled much since leaving gentoo (for much the same
reasons as you). Taught me a heap, but largely stuff I no longer want
to have to worry about...

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