[mythtv-users] gentoo cvs ebuilds
rwk at americom.com
rwk at americom.com
Fri Feb 20 23:11:59 EST 2004
I understand I can always do it the hard way...
I would still rather do it the easy way.
It seems to me that all that would be needed is a caution at the start
of the cvs ebuilds saying "this is for experts only". I don't think
novices would emerge mythtv-cvs rather than emerge mythtv without being
> The reason the cvs ebuilds were removed was so that people would be able
> to compile with debugging if needed. If people really need a fix, then
> they should know that cvs is a development version. There is more
> expected of a user that runs cvs. Good bug reports with backtraces and
> such. If a cvs ebuild was available there would inevitably be people who
> don't know how to do that, and therefore not able to provide any info on
> the bugs. If you want cvs it's not really very hard to get without using
> portage. Instruction on downloading the source from cvs are in the docs
> on the website.
> Joel Feenstra
> rwk at americom.com wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have just installed mythtv on gentoo using the 0.14 ebuilds and get
> > the following error when I try to run mythfrontend:
> > 2004-02-20 19:57:24 Connecting to backend server: 192.168.1.9:6543 (try 1 of 5)
> > 2004-02-20 19:57:32 ReadStringList timeout (quick).
> > 2004-02-20 19:57:32 Unexpected response to MYTH_PROTO_VERSION:
> > I have found others with this problem an a note from Isaac to use CVS to
> > fix it. Is this correct?
> > However, I also find this in the archives:
> > "At Request of Isaac all cvs ebuilds are removed."
> > ...
> > Jelle.
> > My question is, why are the cvs ebuilds removed when they are apparently
> > needed to fix a problem with the .14 code on gentoo?
> > Can anyone send me the mythtv-cvs ebuilds?
> > Thanks,
> > Dick
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