[vdr] vdr 1.7 -> 2.1 upgrade tips (FHS)

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Mon Nov 4 22:16:31 CET 2013

On 04.11.2013 21:25, Lars Hanisch wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 04.11.2013 17:17, schrieb VDR User:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Have a look to Make.config.template if you want to use vdr 2.x like 1.6
>>>> running in one single dir!
>>> Yeah, I saw that sort of thing is doable but it's probably worth my
>>> while doing things "properly" to fit in with the current way of
>>> thinking.
>> It's not `improper` to keep the same pre-FHS structure. A lot of
>> people don't care about FHS. I personally don't like files spread out
>> all over the place. Instead I prefer things be kept in a single
>> location so things are easy to keep track of. For that reason, I also
>> use ONEDIR=1 in my vdr Make.config. I didn't have to move any files
>> anywhere and upgraded VDR with no problem.
>> Don't do something because someone else does it. Do it because it's
>> what you actually want. If you don't want it that way, why force
>> yourself to go against your own preference? Especially if you're using
>> linux where anything goes.
>   And I'm pretty sure vdr will always support the "one directory" setup, because Klaus is using it (as far as I know).

You bet! ;-)


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