[mythtv-users] mythfrontend --version shows Unknown
stichnot at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 15:27:39 UTC 2011
On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 6:42 AM, Bill Meek <keemllib at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-01-17 at 08:58 +0200, Yianni Vidalis wrote:
>> My main MB/FE (openSuSE 11.2) shows Unknown as the myth version (both
>> with mythfrontend --version and mythbackend --version).
>> Any ideas what could be missing?
> Did you start with: git clone git://github.com/MythTV/mythtv.git?
> You could try: git describe --dirty. That's what mythtv/version.sh
> uses, and if it fails (which seems to be your case) it substitutes
When the git switchover happened, my Fedora 10 version of git didn't
support the --dirty option, so my MythTV version came out as Unknown.
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