[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #8826: Changeset  brakes windows compilation with non default MinGW path
robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 20:44:56 UTC 2010
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 1:30 PM, Jeff Lu <jll544 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I'm wondering how your experience is on Qt 4.6?
> On the "production" side of things, I've been running 0.23-fixes on Qt
> 4.6.2 for
> months, without issues, on XP, Vista, and Win7 (x32 and x64). I have yet
> update my 0.23-fixes build VM to Qt 4.6.3, so I can't say if that has
> My trunk build VM has Qt 4.6.3, but I haven't tested beyond compile and
> because I don't currently have a trunk backend. That said, I haven't had
> problems starting the frontend and getting the expected DB mismatch screen.
> I am experiencing a lot of issues even with app
> > startup, and they feel like Qt issues.
> I did encounter app initialization problems when I switched to gcc 4.4, but
> was fixed by updating MinGW bintools to 2.20. Maybe run "/mingw/bin/ld
> --version" just to make sure the update isn't being skipped somehow? Or
> sure there aren't any other copies of ld in the path? *If* this is the
> issue, another workaround is to disable ffmpeg's use of
bintools at 2.20, script run on a clean environment-- even with 4.5.3, I'm
seeing startup issues. Hmm.
> > being unable to start most of the apps (as reported by Richard, and I am
> > it intermittently myself, on Windows 7).
> My build VMs are WinXP; perhaps I'll try building on a Win7 VM to see if
> makes any difference.
Let me know if you find anything, I'm new to the Windows side of things. If
it's just a matter of being on XP, great.
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