[mythtv] atrpms, ivtv and compiling from source

mythdev at cue.cc mythdev at cue.cc
Tue Sep 9 15:02:46 EDT 2003

I have been experiencing problems with the msp3400 driver from the ivtv

The guys on the #ivtv-dev channel were great, but we didnt get to a
final fix.  I'm still having problems with sound not being encoded, and
the msp3400 driver reporting IO Errors.

I want to compile the ivtv source atrpm but rpmbuild is reporting an

[root at zuul src]# apt-get --compile source ivtv
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Need to get 2724kB of source archives.
Get:1 http://apt.physik.fu-berlin.de redhat/9/en/i386/at-testing ivtv
0.12-cvs20030813_12.rh9.at (srpm) [2724kB]
Fetched 1B in 10s (0B/s)
Installing ivtv-0.12-cvs20030813_12.rh9.at.src.rpm
error: line 1: Unknown tag: %kernelmodule ivtv
Build command 'rpmbuild --rebuild
ivtv-0.12-cvs20030813_12.rh9.at.src.rpm' failed.
E: Child process failed

I have emailed Axel Thimm privately about it, but have not heard back (I
might have been a bit vague).

Looking around the web I cannot find any reference to people building
atrpms from source.  It looks like the spec file needs pre-processing by
some apt tool??  That would replace those '%kernelmodule' type tags that
are breaking the rpmbuild?

I would really like to be able to do that to avoid breaking the
intricate dependecy chain that is setup by using apt-get to install
myth-suite :)

Any help would be appreciated.


Rob Wills

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