[mythtv] New Install - 0.16 or CVS?
cwatson at linkline.com
Fri Oct 29 21:53:01 UTC 2004
Jeff Thompson wrote:
> Hi, I'm waiting for newegg to deliver all of the components for my
> first mythtv system. I'm trying to decide whether I should install
> using the 0.16 release or go with the CVS HEAD version. Can anyone
> using CVS HEAD comment on the stability vs. the 0.16 release?
> On a related note, the CVS tree doesn't appear to use branches as part
> of the normal development process. While each release is tagged in
> CVS, it would appear that there is no "stable" branch for fixes to the
> latest release. Are all fixes to the released version and bleeding
> edge changes made to the HEAD?
> I have searched, but did not find a document explaining the mythtv
> development process, so I apologize if this information is available
> Jeff Thompson
> jefft at threeputt.org
Why would you install CVS on new hardware? Wouldn't you want to install
the "stable" release to ensure your hardware is stable before trying CVS
which can be unstable?
Just my .02 cents.
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