[mythtv-users] Compiling 0.25/trunk on Windows
mythtv at theseekerr.com
Tue Mar 13 14:51:34 UTC 2012
On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 1:22 AM, Bob Cottingham <bobnvic at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 9:01 AM, Bob Cottingham <bobnvic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I spent the weekend trying to compile trunk on windows using the build
>> script that is at http://github.com/MythTV/packaging/commit/42755b3.
>> This is referenced on the 0.25 Release page as the "new, robust build
>> script". I ran into many issues running the script and documented
>> them and the fixes as I figured them out. I finally got an
>> installation build and installed it, however when running
>> mythfrontend.exe I receive the error message "The application was
>> unable to start correctly (0xc0000142)."
>> At this point I discovered that Lawrence Rust, who wrote the script
>> that the "official" one is based on had an updated script at
>> http://www.softsystem.co.uk/download/mythtv/mythbuild.sh that already
>> incorporates all of the fixes that I had discovered. I ran his script
>> as well, which encountered no errors other than memory issues on
>> compiling qt, which appear to be a fairly normal issue and is simply
>> resolved by running the script again until it finishes. However, in
>> the end I had the same error message when I installed and ran
>> mythfrontend.exe. I ran the script on a Windows 7 machine.
>> If anyone knows how to fix this issue, I would love to hear it. I
>> would highly recommend using Lawrence's version of the build script as
>> it appears to be kept much more up to date. Also, if anyone has a
>> binary of the frontend running 0.25-beta or later and could make it
>> available for download, I would certainly appreciate it.
> I didn't get any replies so I don't know if there is actually much
> interest in a Windows build, but I tried cross compiling on my Linux
> box last night using Lawrence Rust's script from his website and
> succeeded in making a working application. In case anyone was
> interested in a binary Windows trunk build, I uploaded it to MediaFire
> at http://www.mediafire.com/?22bo9o27h5t5hcf It is based on trunk as
> of last night 3/12/2012.
> I was able to install it on two different Win7 machines and everything
> seems to work fine, though I had audio sync issues with HD recordings
> on one system. It does seem to be much improved in general over the
> 0.24 Windows builds.
For the first time since I switched to an ATI graphics card, your
build provides me with a somewhat-working MythTV frontend on Windows.
(And all credit to the MythTV devs for any and all improvements to the
OpenGL rendering code)
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