[mythtv-users] Question about testing a patch
chrisribe at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 06:12:51 UTC 2009
On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 9:40 PM, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Chris Ribe wrote:
>> Thanks! I checked out the revision. Before I change anything I
>> want to try a base compile to work out any bugs. I ran
>> mythbackend --version to get the compiled in options. Here's my
>> hdevine at hdevine-desktop:~/mythtv-0-22/mythtv$ mythbackend --version
>> Please include all output in bug reports.
>> MythTV Version : 22957
>> MythTV Branch : branches/release-0-22-fixes
>> Network Protocol : 50
>> Library API : 0.22.20091023-1
>> QT Version : 4.5.2
>> Options compiled in:
>> linux profile using_oss using_alsa using_pulse using_jack
>> using_backend using_dvb using_firewire using_frontend
>> using_glx_proc_addr_arb using_hdhomerun using_hdpvr using_iptv
>> using_ivtv using_joystick_menu using_libfftw3 using_lirc
>> using_mheg using_opengl_video using_opengl_vsync using_qtwebkit
>> using_v4l using_x11 using_xrandr using_xv using_xvmc
>> using_xvmc_vld using_xvmcw using_bindings_perl
>> using_bindings_python using_opengl using_vdpau
>> using_ffmpeg_threads using_libavc_5_3 using_live using_mheg
>> Can I assume that I need --enable-??? for each option? Or are
>> some of them on by default? I couldn't really tell from the
>> ./configure help screen.
>> Almost all of them will be enabled by default if you have the necessary
>> library headers installed. You will probably need to install the -dev
>> versions of a number of libraries before this is the case. This can
>> generally be accomplished by using aptitude to find and install the
>> appropriate packages. For example, to enable libfftw3, you will need to
>> install libfftw3-dev. You can get an idea of what you need to install by
>> running ./configure and seeing what gets enabled.
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>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Thanks. I just tried and got the error "qmake for Qt4 not found. Please
> specify the correct qmake with --qmake=". I'm trying to get to the Wiki now
> to see if it has any info but it must be down. It keeps timing out on me.
> Is there any documentation (other than "check the dev-list") that loosely
> lists what should be installed to compile from source? I see lots of people
> saying "I compile all the time", but I've yet to see a decisive "here's what
> you need".
There is probably a list of dependencies out there somewhere, but I don't
know where. I'd check the README files in the source if you haven't
already. You may be able to solve your problem by running "aptitude
build-dep mythtv" though. Sorry I didn't think of that yesterday.
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