[mythtv-users] Would like to use Myth CVS but never have...
cedelis at uillinois.edu
Thu Feb 19 09:29:46 EST 2004
On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 07:56:28AM -0600, Malcolm wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 February 2004 11:19 pm, Anthony wrote:
> > CVS is what the developers are CURRENTLY working on. Its quite likely there
> > are bugs, broken things, etc in the builds generated from CVS, but in most
> > cases, builds should generate (i.e. no compiler errors).
> > If you are familiar with coding, and don't want to wait for 0.15, you could
> > always look through the CVS log for changes related to your problem,
> > manually patch them in and recompile.
> I'm probably not familiar enough with coding to figure out which pieces of
> code I need and manually patch just the right files so how about this.
> I download CVS and related modules, compile, install. Then if something is
> broken can I just switch back to my mythtv-0.14 source directory and run
> "make install" and put the 0.14 binarys back out and down grade? or is this
> a big NO NO because of database changes and or upgrades?
I recommend that you do a database backup before trying CVS. I think the
instructions for this is in the FAQ.
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