[mythtv-users] New F/E - use same OS?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Jan 30 04:15:55 UTC 2008


On Jan 29, 2008, at 8:11 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:

> On 01/29/2008 08:52 PM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> Myth doesn't care what distro you're on. As long as the backend/
>> frontends on all machines are the same myth version, you're good.
>
> Where "same myth version" implies the exact same SVN revision, due to
> the fact that almost all the packagers are using 0.20-fixes.  Getting
> packages with the exact same revision may be difficult when using more
> than one distro.  If you are not running the exact same revision,  
> you're
> running an unsupported configuration, so don't be surprised if you
> encounter issues.
>
> (In other words, I highly recommend running the same distro--whether
> that means switching your existing system or choosing the same distro
> for your new one.)
>
> Mike

Good point. I assumed he would be checking out a version of SVN  
(either trunk or a released version) and compiling himself.



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