[mythtv] Newbie question: how to install on remote frontend?
jongitech at gmail.com
Sun Jan 3 14:18:36 UTC 2010
On Sun, 2009-12-27 at 14:49 -0600, Robert Johnston wrote:
> On 27/12/2009 11:54 AM, Chris Dennis wrote:
> > Robert Johnston wrote:
> >> On 27/12/2009 5:07 AM, Chris Dennis wrote:
> >>> Hello folks
> >>> I'm new to the SVN version of mythtv, and can't find an answer to this
> >>> question.
> >>> I've got a mythtv 0.22 backend working well. The frontend runs on a VIA
> >>> C3-based motherboard, and has various issues, so I'm trying to get the
> >>> latest SVN version running on it so that I can work on some
> >>> improvements.
> >>> On the backend, I've checked out the SVN source and compiled it
> >>> successfully. (The frontend isn't powerful enough to do its own
> >>> compiling). If I copy the compiled mythfrontend executable to the
> >>> frontend PC and try to run it, it complains about having the wrong
> >>> versions of myth libraries.
> >>> So, the question is: How do I install the new mythfrontend on the
> >>> frontend machine? Or to put it another way: Which files do I need to
> >>> copy from the SVN directories to the frontend?
> >> The easiest suggestion I have here is to copy the whole directory that
> >> you compiled from on the backend to the frontend (Or temporarily share
> >> it over NFS and mount it somewhere), then execute "make install" as
> >> root on the frontend.
> > Does that mean that I have to install everything -- frontend, backend,
> > libraries, etc., on my frontend PC?
> Essentially, yes. But then you would have to do that anyway.
> While there is an option in configure for frontend-only and backend-only
> compilation, it is not supported (and highly not recommended - it's
> meant for porting only, not for use).
I just want to make sure that I am reading this correctly. If my main
FE/BE is running SVN, then any FE only machines also have to be running
SVN? And also the same distro?
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