[mythtv-users] compile MythTV and install only the frontend

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Thu Sep 23 22:32:15 UTC 2021


On 9/23/21 4:10 PM, revans wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:48:09 +0800
> James <jam at tigger.ws> wrote:
> 
> 
>>
>> The extra bagage from having 'the unused one" is so slight it is a
>> case of 'don't bother' One can build either, I have but don't
>> remember detail. no doubt configure --help James 
>> _______________________________________________
> 
> 
> 
> It isn't the space used by the backend being installed, I just
> don't want a program installed that should ever be used.
> 
> There is nothing about building only the frontend in configure --help
> or anywhere else I could find.
> 
> I have built only the frontend once but that was using 
> https://github.com/MythTV/packaging.git
> not the source itself.

Could it be that it was built a long time ago?

--disable-backend was removed in 2006

https://code.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/8892c23e799a09980735f1ecaf663a22f26b2a66

-- 
Bill


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