[mythtv-users] mythtv under Gentoo Linux

Keith Millar keith at fnkmillar.com
Thu Dec 21 11:07:58 UTC 2017

I also run MythTV 0.28.1 on a Gentoo system and it has been rock
solid. However as purley an end user keeping it up to date seems to
get harder and harder. I have been thinking of moving to another
distro, but I will likely stay on Gentoo untill force to move.

On 21 December 2017 at 03:09, James Miller <gajs-f0el at dea.spamcon.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Dec 2017, Paul B. Henson wrote:
>> I was curious how many other people are running Gentoo? Sadly it looks
>> like there is no current mythtv mainainer for Gentoo :(, there's a
>> mostly workable ebuild for 0.28.1, still marked unstable but at least no
>> longer hard masked, but nothing yet for 29.0.
> There are a few on here that run Gentoo, of which I am one (my technical
> acumen is barely adequate to the task of administering this FE/BE system). I
> have some of the same questions as you. There's a thread on the Gentoo
> forums discussing the stability of .28 and in which contributors are
> asserting that 29 is now current. There is also discussion there about the
> fact that MythTV is now orphaned under Gentoo, and solicitation for a proxy
> maintainer. That's way above my pay grade so, although I'd like to see a 29
> ebuild, I cannot contribute in any meaningful way to bringing about that
> end. I'll be interested to see responses of other Gentoo users to your
> query.
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