Call for testers: MythTV 0.21 port upgrade
glarkin at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 4 07:36:34 PST 2008
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Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Friday, 31 October 2008 at 16:05:16 -0400, Greg Larkin wrote:
>> I've been working on PR 126343
>> (http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/126343) to get MythTV
>> upgraded to 0.21 on FreeBSD.
> Sorry for the slow reply. I've been busy with other things, and
> currently I'm not in a position to test a new MythTV version.
> As ex-maintainer of this port, however, I've received a number of
> notifications from the MythTV developers of build fixes for FreeBSD.
> Are you aware of them? I can bounce them all to you if you like, or
> if there's consensus, I can send them to multimedia at .
> One thing that has been a bone of contention in this port is the
> handling of deleting the 'mythtv' user when removing the port. I
> don't believe that the user should disappear just because the port is
> removed; it's often easier to remove a port and reinstall it rather
> than upgrade it. I'm told that the correct behaviour is that the user
> should only be removed if no files under ~mythtv have changed.
> One of the PRs mentioned here has addressed this issue, but after
> cursory examination I'm not sure it does it right. In particular,
> just not creating the user is not a solution.
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I'm just getting into the MythTV port, so please forward to me any
previous build fixes you have.
Thanks for the heads-up, re: mythtv user creation/deletion. I'll check
into that as I wade through all of the open MythTV PRs.
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