[mythtv-users] Is it possible to have both the release and cvs versions available?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Sep 1 14:07:38 EDT 2004


On 09/01/2004 01:39 PM, Kristo Kriechbaum wrote:

>You can do something like this very easily with GNU Stow
>(http://www.gnu.org/software/stow/).  
>
>This page -
>http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-stow/ gives a
>good quick intro on how to use it.
>
>Kristo
>
>On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 09:45:24PM -0400, William wrote:
>  
>
>>I would like to have both the current release version and the cvs version
>>both loaded on the same system. This is to be able to test the cvs before
>>committing to it. Is there a better/simpler way to switch back other than
>>restoring a full backup if I dont like the results?
>>
>>I dont want to screw up a nicely working system by testing the cvs.
>>
>>TIA,
>>Bill
>>    
>>
And don't forget that some database changes are not backwards-compatible 
(i.e. the old version of Myth won't necessarily work once the database 
schema has been updated).  Therefore, you'll probably want to back up 
the database before trying the new version, and restore it if going back.

Mike


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