[mythtv-users] Reinstalling the current Mythbuntu packages

Harry Devine lifter89 at comcast.net
Sun Feb 7 03:03:41 UTC 2010

Marc Randolph wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 4:07 PM, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I just put on version 22473 on my Mythbuntu box this AM from the weekly
>> builds.  I checked out that version in SVN to implement a patch I've made to
>> mythtvbackend.  I compiled my patch (which I've done before), then I stopped
>> the backend and copied my new one over to /usr/bin.  Like an idiot, I never
>> saved the original binary.  For some reason, the backend will not start.
>>  The backend log says:
>> 2010-02-06 16:52:13.160 mythbackend version: branches/release-0-22-fixes
>> [22473M] www.mythtv.org
>> 2010-02-06 16:52:13.162 Using runtime prefix = /usr
>> 2010-02-06 16:52:13.163 Using configuration directory = /home/mythtv/.mythtv
>> 2010-02-06 16:52:13.163 Application binary version (0.22.20091008-1) does
>> not match libraries (0.22.20091023-1)
>> 2010-02-06 16:52:13.164 This application is not compatible with the
>> installed MythTV libraries. Please recompile after a make distclean
>> 2010-02-06 16:52:13.165 Failed to init MythContext, exiting.
>> I don't want to install the entire SVN compile, just mythbackend.  That has
>> worked before, but not now.  So, what I need to do is figure out how to put
>> the original 22473 packages back.  I looked at the Synaptic Package Manager,
>> and I see the various myth packages (mytharchive, etc.), but I can't find
>> the one that I need reinstall the base myth packages (mythbackend
>> specifically).
> If it is a master backend, is this the package you're looking for?
> I'm no packaging guru, but you may have to wait for the next change to
> -fixes (so that the package is redistributed with a higher fixes
> number and it will want to overwrite the one you have):
> $ apt-cache policy mythtv-backend-master
> mythtv-backend-master:
>   Installed: 0.22.0+fixes23426-0ubuntu0+mythbuntu3
>   Candidate: 0.22.0+fixes23473-0ubuntu0+mythbuntu3
>   Version table:
>      0.22.0+fixes23473-0ubuntu0+mythbuntu3 0
>         500 http://ppa.launchpad.net karmic/main Packages
> slave backend is without the -master.
>    Marc
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Thanks for the response.  This is a master backend, but I just figured 
it out.  I went back into Synaptic Package Manager and found 
mythtv-backend.  I did a "mark for reinstallation", hit Apply, and it 
reinstalled just mythtv-backend.  Restarted it and all is back.

Thanks again!

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