[mythtv] OSX backend obstacles?

Keith C mythtv at keithandjill.com
Sun Dec 11 11:35:01 EST 2005

On Dec 11, 2005, at 8:54 AM, David Abrahams wrote:

> Would someone be able to describe the technical hurdles in the way of
> a MacOSX backend?  I read somewhere that the problem was that "MacOS
> doesn't support video capture," but I've successfully captured from my
> Motorola DCT-6200 on MacOS, so I'm wondering if, with that particular
> hardware, it's likely to "just work" (or nearly so).  If not, I'd like
> to hear what the known issues are.  I might be willing to attempt the
> port myself.

I believe one of the major obstacles is the lack of video4linux on OS X.

Keith C

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