[mythtv-users] Can we get an update on the status of SchedulesDirect.org?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Aug 6 20:17:32 UTC 2007


On Aug 6, 2007, at 1:14 PM, Brian Wood wrote:

> On Monday 06 August 2007 13:57, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>
>>> I suppose we could all just put the new IP in our /etc/hosts file
>>> as the old
>>> name, and tell nsswitch.conf to check files before dns, a
>>> little "non-standard", but it should work, as long as the new
>>> system is a
>>> single static IP. (I think that would be called a "hack").
>>
>> Oy.. imagine the mail activity on that one. How about just check
>> whatever fix is needed into SVN and -fixes and make people  
>> upgrade? :)
>
> A LOT of people do not run SVN or -fixes versions, but packaged  
> setups.
> Forcing all those folks to start checking out from SVN, or even  
> compiling
> fixes trees, would more than likely cause more traffic on this list  
> than a
> simple IP mapping hack.
>
> However, I suspect that there will be enough other changes to make  
> such a
> simple hack non-workable. Let's hope the various packagers do their  
> usual
> good job of keeping up with changes.

I think most repositories offer -fixes (if not all). 


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