[mythtv-users] Ubuntu 10.04 PPA for 0.23?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri May 21 00:50:51 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Dan <dansto.well+myth at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/5/20 Marc Randolph <mrand at pobox.com>:
>> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 1:05 PM, Michael Knoll <michael.knoll at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Pete Ashdown <pashdown at xmission.com> wrote:
>>>> Where might I find a package repository for Lucid containing 0.23 and
>>>> associated plugins and themes?  Something that isn't updated every day with
>>>> a daily build?
>>> Isn't Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid)'s main repository at 0.23?
>>> http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/mythtv
>> Howdy Mike,
>> Yes, but I believe the Lucid repo contains a snapshot that is between
>> an rc1 and rc2 level.  Countless minor, major, and crash fixes went in
>> after that, so it is understandable to me that people would want to
>> update to something closer to "0.23 final".   The hope is that a new
>> proposed release can be approved, put together, tested, and added to
>> the repo before 10.04.1 occurs on July 29th.
> I don't understand this, why do the *buntu repos seem to use version
> numbers that do not reflect the actual version number (as they usually
> do for all other packages)? The version is given as
> "0.23.0+fixes24158-0ubuntu2" but in debian-land anything that is a
> preview release should have a name starting with something like
> "0.23.0~rc1". Otherwise you can't really tell what is *really* 0.23.0
> and the sort order goes weird. Seems like they kinda rely on the
> revision number (24158) rather than the release number to signify
> what's really going on? Or am I misunderstanding?

If you understood all the weird things ubuntu does you would be doing well...

I feel kind of 'stuck' with them, things are working nicely now, but
would prefer to get off the upgrade cycle.

The advertised as working 8.04 -> 10.04 upgrade entirely borked my
back end, luckily I had a database backup and all data safe.

Something like LinHES, based on Arch, which has a rolling release
model, seems a better bet.

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