[mythtv-users] Do you build mythtv from source, and why?
jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Mar 29 19:46:19 UTC 2011
On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 03:18:59PM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Mar 29, 2011, at 10:27 AM, Frans Grotepass wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Mar 2011 10:47:58 +1100
> > Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> As for compilation flags; in these days and age; I doubt you would
> >> notice the difference performance wise following *tweaks* on the
> >> compiler
> > Is that so? The Atom that is often used in MythTV, a light weight
> > processor with a rich instruction set with many extensions for
> > multimedia processing should benefit by it. It is specifically in this
> > day and age with more extensive instruction sets that sticking with
> > just the i386 instruction set wastes the functionality.
> You're already Doing it Wrong(tm) if you're still running i386 and
> care that much about instruction set.
There is an entire distribution based on the idea that you can't really
trust the distribution to build your stuff with all of the right settings
and more subtle tweaks you might want in order to get the most out of your
Building your own copy of mythtv could be viewed as a milder form of
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