[mythtv-users] how to make 0.24 more like 0.21 ?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 20:56:02 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 8:54 AM, Mark <markhsa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/26/2011 01:35 PM, Gavin Hurlbut wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Mark<markhsa at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Ah good point.  Git.
>>> Would you consider the GIT pre-25 fairly stable at this point?
>> Mostly.  Personally, I have run the tip of master on git (which will
>> become 0.25 at some point) on my production setup.  However, if you do
>> this, be aware that it *is* development quality code, and much of it
>> has not been extensively debugged.  If you are the type who wants
>> "stability" in your open-source software, you may at times be
>> disappointed...  However, as many of the devs are using it actively,
>> if it's a big issue that affects everyone, that bug's lifetime usually
>> is quite limited.  If it's something specific to your setup, etc...
>> maybe not.
>> If you do choose to go with master on git, we do expect that you'll
>> follow the commits fairly religiously as things will and do change
>> quite rapidly, and the glitch you see may have been fixed in the few
>> hours (even) since you last pulled the code.  We have a -commits
>> mailing list to help with that.  I wish trac would make our lives
>> easier in searching for bugs, but alas, people can often describe bugs
>> in varying ways, so it's prone to duplicates...  That said, if you
>> find a bug in master, it's worth putting in a ticket if it persists,
>> after talking it out on the mailing list or IRC or both, etc.
>> With those caveats.... if you are a programmer type, or don't mind
>> occasional days of "WTF" moments, I see no reason you wouldn't want to
>> try master :)
> Excellent advice. thank you.
> I remember reading a while back on an auto build script(s) to pull from
> the old SVN and build/install etc...
> Is there such a breast now that works with GIT and does the same thing?
> Or could anyone share their setup to have this automated?

mythbuntu have it setup so you can subscribe to their regular master
builds. Install mythbuntu-repos and choose 0.25.

Beware, there is usually no going back because your database is
irretrievably altered (although you can backup).

If you aren't using ubuntu, its a red herring of course...

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