[mythtv-users] Keeping builds up-to-date

Alex Butcher mythlist at assursys.co.uk
Thu Jul 19 10:00:32 UTC 2012

On Thu, 19 Jul 2012, John Pilkington wrote:

> After years of running MythTV installed from packages I now have a local 
> build from the 0.25.2 tarballs, but I'm not clear of the best way to keep it 
> updated, if that seems a good thing to do.
> The ATrpms packages use gitfixes.patch files;  I don't know how these are 
> created.  I haven't used git and don't know what resources it would need at 
> my end.  Would I do better to do a git clone instead?  Can I rebuild small 
> parts of the system if I want to try some out-of-tree patch?  How?
> I expect these questions are covered somewhere in the wiki, but I haven't 
> found it easy to find a concise and up-to-date set of recommendations.  Any 
> suggestions?

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