[mythtv-users] Heads up - Gentoo 0.22 Upgrade Coming Soon
nick.rout at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 20:05:21 UTC 2010
On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 8:09 AM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 5:14 PM, Manuel McLure <manuel at mclure.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 4:39 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks for the heads-up. The following is going in all my machines
>>> today until I see how the release works out.
>>> firefly ~ # cat /etc/portage/package.mask
>>> firefly ~ #
>> For what it's worth I've been running the 0.22 ebuilds since late
>> November and they're much nicer than 0.21 was. VDPAU is a lifesaver
>> for playing high def h.264 video. I _did_ have to fix my database
>> using the partial restore method before the upgrade would succeed, but
>> I didn't lose any recordings. I did have to reconfigure the whole
>> To minimize downtime, I added 0.22 to package.keywords, then did a
>> emerge --onlydeps mythtv
>> to build the dependencies, then did
>> emerge --buildpkgonly mythtv
>> and finally
>> emerge -k mythtv
>> Manuel A. McLure WW1FA <manuel at mclure.org> <http://www.mclure.org>
> Thanks. That's good info.
> The problem here is this switch over is made far more difficult (as
> far as I understand) because 0.21 frontends won't be able to talk to
> the updated 0,22 backend. If I'm wrong about then please correct me.
> My backend is headless so it's not easy to determine if it's working
> until I update at least 1 frontend. I have 5 dedicated frontend so the
> complete upgrade is (for me) 6 Gentoo machines. It's a lot of work, a
> lot of time, and if something doesn't work, a big drop in WAF.
> I'm just going to be VERY careful and let others go first. None the
> less I do appreciate your inputs. Thanks!
Don't forget that (unless your setups are very different) the packages
you build on one machine can be applied to the others on your lan.
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