[mythtv] osx-packager.pl breaks after install of fink

Geoffrey Kruse gkruse at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 22:22:04 UTC 2006

On Jan 7, 2006, at 1:56 PM, David Snider wrote:

>> Hi all,
>> 	The OSX packager script broke after I installed fink on my mac  
>> mini.   Basically, it fails when compiling mythgallery with the  
>> new exif flag.   I finally tracked the problem down to the  
>> mythplugins configure script, in this section of code:
>>         if test x`which pkg-config 2>/dev/null` != x"" ; then
>>             if `pkg-config --atleast-version 0.6.9 libexif` ; then
>>                 echo "#define NEW_LIB_EXIF 1" >> \
>>                     ./mythgallery/mythgallery/config.h
>>             fi
>>         else
>>             if test x"$newexif" = x"yes" ; then
>>                 echo "#define NEW_LIB_EXIF 1" >> \
>>                     ./mythgallery/mythgallery/config.h
>>             else
>>                 echo
>>                 echo "Could not determine libexif version, if it  
>> is greater"
>>                 echo "than or equal to 0.6.9 you need to add"
>>                 echo "--enable-new-exif to the configure flags"
>>                 echo
>>             fi
>>         fi
> So, apparently, this is a not so popular topic.. :-(  The reason I  
> think this is a bug is that with the current logic in the configure  
> script, even if you add the flag --enable-new-exif, the configure  
> script will disable that flag with the pkg-config if statement.    
> If I manually specify --enable-new-exif, I would expect the  
> configure script to honor that setting, if it fails because I don't  
> really have it, that's my own fault.  But it shouldn't unset the  
> flag because one utility can't find the proper library.
> All I'm really asking the developers is should I log this as a  
> bug?  If not, why not, am I doing something wrong?  Is my logic  
> flawed?

I would view this as a bug, should probably add you patch to track  
and it will get added.

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