[mythtv] Compiling MythTV under Windows

Robert Johnston anaerin at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 00:08:31 UTC 2005

On 15/08/05, Ian Caulfield <imc25 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Aug 2005, Robert Johnston wrote:
> > Okay, I've tried getting MinGW to compile MythTV, but it can't even
> > compile LAME.
> >
> > So, I've tried cross-compiling under Debian, and (After playing with
> > the configure script to enable cross-compiler prefixes properly), I'm
> > still running into problems.
> >
> > Has anyone got Myth to compile (Either in Windows, or Cross-Compiled)?
> >
> > Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I could get Myth to compile?
> I had it working reasonably well under cygwin a couple of years ago using
> the qt/win32 port from the kde-cygwin guys, but this doesn't seem to work
> under cygwin very well. Haven't managed to get around to installing MinGW
> and trying that.
> Are you trying just the frontend, or frontend+backend? The code will
> probably need a lot of porting to compile a backend under windows...

All I want is the Frontend, as I've got a very nice combined
frontend/backend that does most of what I want, I'd just like to use
my Laptop as a mobile Frontend, for when I'm in the bedroom or
Robert "Anaerin" Johnston

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