[mythtv-users] Advice on running multiple versions
andrew.lyon at gmail.com
Sun Nov 5 13:32:30 UTC 2006
On 11/5/06, Michael Tiller <michael.tiller at gmail.com> wrote:
> I currently have MythTV installed such that it uses the version I got via
> apt-get. If I build from SVN, is there a simple way to be able to have
> multiple versions installed on the same machine and still have everything
> work properly. For example, if I have the version from the Ubuntu
> repository installed it seems like all those versions are in my path so it
> would be difficult to get things working properly with a SVN build because
> it would constantly be running binaries from the path (non SVN versions).
> Is there a standard procedure for doing this?
Not really, I would advise you to uninstall the version from apt-get
and then install the svn.
> Also, is there a way to know whether running a newer version of MythTV is
> going be "break" the database so you can't go back to an older version?
Yes it will, you cannot mix versions and once the database schema is
updated there is no going back apart from restoring a database
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