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

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Fri Jul 20 12:29:06 UTC 2012

On 20/07/12 03:08, Monkey Pet wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 1:40 AM, John Pilkington <J.Pilk at tesco.net
> <mailto:J.Pilk at tesco.net>> 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?
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Building_RPMS_from_Source
>     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?

Thanks - to you and Geoff.  That looks useful too.  But I'm glad to see 
that Axel expects to be back in business soon :-)



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