[mythtv-users] configuration file moved?

jansenj jansenj+myth at gmail.com
Fri May 14 14:47:32 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 10:18 AM, jansenj
<jansenj+myth at gmail.com<jansenj%2Bmyth at gmail.com>
> wrote:

> I did an upgrade in karmic to 0.23, and noticed that now it is looking in
> /.mythtv instead of ~/.mythtv for the mysql.txt when the backend is started
> by the upstart.  If I start it from the shell, it looks in the wrong place.
> Did I do something wrong, or is there a bug in the startup scripts?
> 2010-05-14 10:14:26.413 mythbackend version: branches/release-0-23-fixes
> [24570] www.mythtv.org
> 2010-05-14 10:14:26.414 Using runtime prefix = /usr
> 2010-05-14 10:14:26.415 Using configuration directory = /.mythtv

I guess this is what I ran into:

But using the --user option when starting the backend is causing permission
issues.  Is this really the right way to run the backend now, with a --user
specified?  besides, if a user is not specified, it should be defaulting to
somewhere other than the root filesystem /
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