[mythtv-users] upgrading MythTV from RPM to CVS version
Druid_Fyr at verizon.net
Mon Oct 4 22:57:46 EDT 2004
Micah Wedemeyer wrote:
>I just got myth installed on my Epia box following Jarod's guide. However,
>I'm not using hardware MPEG-2 acceleration yet.
>I read that the newest CVS version of myth has support for the xvmc decoder
>written by the Unichrome project. So, if I can get xvmc working on my
>machine, I would definitely like to use it with myth.
>To my question: How can I go from the RPM version of mythtv to the CVS
>version? I've compiled other programs from tarballs before, so that's not too
>scary, but I am a little worried about overwriting the RPM version or possibly
>messing up the RPM database.
>Do I uninstall the RPM first, then install the CVS version? How do I
>uninstall an RPM?
>Any suggestions would be welcome!
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>mythtv-users at mythtv.org
There is a "work in progress" page on doing just this that I have
referenced with success (Watching the results as I type!) at the
mythtv.info site. The URL is:
Hope this is useful to you as well.
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