[mythtv-users] Best distribution for MythTV

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 11:16:52 UTC 2020

On 01/09/2020 11:25, Paul Gardiner wrote:
> On 01/09/2020 10:58, John Pilkington wrote:

>> FWIW I have been using Gary Buhrmaster's build script to create sets 
>> of rpm packages for some time now.  I wouldn't want to create 
>> additional demands on his time, but creating a new set of packages 
>> for, say, master in Fedora 31 now has the command line (perhaps after 
>> a 'git pull') :
>>    ... rpm ] $  ionice -c3 ./BUILD_MYTHTV_RPMS -r 
>> fedora-31-x86_64-rpmfusion_free
>> On my 10-year-old Core2duo machine that takes about 90 minutes.  I 
>> build there for el7 too, but there's a vpx conflict with 
>> el7/kde/plasma that needs minor specfile edits.  The build processes 
>> are done in clean environments using mock.
>> https://github.com/garybuhrmaster/packaging/blob/master/MythTV/rpm/README
>> https://github.com/garybuhrmaster/packaging/commits?author=garybuhrmaster
>> https://github.com/garybuhrmaster/packaging
> That's interesting. I wonder if I could fork that and convert it to 
> OpenSUSE. Maybe I don't need to change distros.

On my el7 box (which I don't use for these builds) these distros are 
apparently covered.  Just specifying the  right .cfg could work.

ls /etc/mock | grep suse

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