[mythtv-theming] Theme downloader site updated for trunk/master.

Harley Peters harley at thepetersclan.net
Thu Dec 23 17:44:57 UTC 2010

On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 23:00:51 -0500
Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> wrote:

> * On Wed Dec 22, 2010 at 01:17:05PM -0600, Harley Peters wrote:
> > You can pull the TintedGlass theme via git if you want to from now
> > on.
> > 
> > git clone git://vps64.biterror.net/TintedGlass
> I received an error trying to clone this.
> "fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly"

Ok I moved the repo to a different location so I could run gitweb and
have it's log file layout match all my other web sites and for got to
update the git config file and restart it. :(
Should work now. 

> > It contains both a master and 0.24 branch. There both identical
> > right now.
> Thanks.
> > Also since your going by the themeinfo.xml major/minor numbers to
> > indicate an update to users can the minor number be multiple
> > digits ? Major/minor example: 1/18 (my theme is currently at
> > version 1.18)
> The major and minors are stored as ints, so multiple digits are fine.
> > Also do you have to update these themes manually ? I don't won't to
> > update the major/minor numbers to often if you do.
> Right now I'm updating them manually, but do want to setup a cron
> or something similar.  Right now it's a 3-step process until we get
> our webserver rebuilt.  Currently, I run my script to build/update the
> theme repository itself.  Then I rsync it to my home directory on
> the webserver, then I ssh into the webserver and install it since
> I'm not rsyncing as root.  Eventually my script can just run via
> cron on the webserver itself.
> You don't have to update the version number for every change you
> make.  You could also have a branch that I pull from for MythTV
> master, but it doesn't have to be your master.  So you can develop
> in your master then just merge over changes to the other branch when
> you bump the version number.  For each theme for each version of
> MythTV, I store the repository and branch name to pull from, so for
> instance, I could pull for MythTV 0.24 from your 0.24 branch and
> for MythTV 'master' from your 'mythtv-master' branch.

> --
> Chris
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Ok I used your suggestion and created a mythtv-master branch which you
should pull from rather than master.


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