[mythtv] mythtv PPC again...

Martin Moeller martin at martinm-76.dk
Tue Aug 31 12:56:25 EDT 2004


Sounds reasonable :)

I guess I'll go order some patience, then... ;)

It might just have been that it was closer than this. Oh well...

Thanks for answering Nigel. :)

tir, 2004-08-31 kl. 01:10 skrev Nigel Pearson:
> > I have just retried running myth on gentoo PPC and it builds just fine,
> > with or without -DWORDS_BIGENDIAN in DEFINE.
> >
> > It does, however, break on playback of files with:
> >
> > Corrupt file. Bad extended frame.
> > Killed.
> 
> 	That is probably because of endianness issues.
> There are some patches floating around from over a
> year ago for swapping the endianness of some of the
> data structures. That code is not yet in CVS.
> 
> 	There are a few parts of those patches which I
> think are a bit clumsy, but haven't had time to improve
> them yet (i.e. I am busy using them to write other parts)
> 
> 
> 	I am still thinking about the best way to do this
> byte swapping. My current thought is to have a define,
> SWAP_ENDIAN, which could be defined in settings.pro if
> the frontend is the opposite endianness to the backend.
> 
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