User:Dekarl/Testing patches on Mythbuntu

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It took me about two hours to come up with these steps from start to finished packages.

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these steps will output the packages in ~

  • edit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mythbuntu-repos.list and duplicate the "apt" lines to "apt-src" lines
  • install debuild: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-dev-tools
  • install edit-patch: sudo apt-get install quilt
  • install git: sudo apt-get install git
  • get the source: LC_ALL=C apt-get source mythtv
  • get the patch: wget -q'n'that/here-be-the-patch
  • change to the source tree: cd mythtv-*
  • apply the patch: edit-patch ~/thepatch.diff
  • install all dependencies: sudo apt-get build-dep mythtv
  • build the packages: debuild -i -us -uc -b

and then you install it, try out test the patch and report back on the ticket