[mythtv] compile problem related to latest cvs commits

Adam Wood AdamWood at Xephi.co.uk
Mon Mar 29 14:35:57 EST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Isaac Richards
> Sent: 29 March 2004 20:03
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] compile problem related to latest cvs commits
> On Monday 29 March 2004 01:31 pm, Adam Wood wrote:
> > I'm having problems with the latest cvs on my EPIA-M. I had been 
> > running Kenneth's inter/intra matrix patch which was 
> working perfectly 
> > and gave me a better picture quality than I had ever had 
> before. I saw 
> > these changes were updated into cvs and then this morning I saw the 
> > mpeg12.c file was updated so I thought I'd grab the latest 
> cvs. Well 
> > the compile problem has cleared up, but now I have no 
> picture at all. 
> > Well technically I have a picture but its all white with a few 
> > coloured blocks appearing.
> >
> > Is anyone else seeing this?
> >
> > I thought it may have been something I did, but I've just tried a 
> > fresh cvs tree and it's the same.
> >
> > I'm going to take a better look at the code and see if I 
> can figure it 
> > out. Though I'm sure someone else will beat me to it ;-)
> It's just the ffmpeg changes that I merged in recently..  
> Since I can no 
> longer test the viaslice hardware decoder, it's a little hard 
> for me to test 
> things properly :(..  I did make sure that xvmc works, so I 
> thought that 
> there was a pretty good possibility that the viaslice stuff 
> would continue 
> working.  Ah well..  Are there any error messages on the 
> console you ran 
> mythfrontend from that would give a hint of what's wrong?
> Isaac

There are no error messages - which is unusual in its own right as I usually
have a few prebuffering pauses. If you have any idea where I could start
poking around I'm not a bad c++ coder but I don't really know anything about
mpeg or video. I'm keen to have a go though. Any pointers would be great.



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