[mythtv] [Announce] Playback Optimization Patch (was: Playback

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Thu Jan 12 00:47:10 UTC 2006

Nigel Pearson <nigel at ind.tansu.com.au> writes:

> 	Thanks for the work you have done so far, Dave.
> The Mac users (and other time-poor Mac developers)
> greatly appreciate it.
> ...
>> Every rebuild of the MythTV frontend costs me about 15 minutes because
>> I can't figure out how to get the build to succeed withour running the
>> osx-packager.pl script, which does a great deal more work than is
>> necessary.
> 	That I can help you with. This is how I do it:
> 1) Go to top level source directory
> 2) configure
> 3) qmake
> 4) make
> 5) cd programs/mythbackend
> 6) ln -s ../../libs/lib*/*.dylib .
> 7) mythbackend.app/Contents/MacOS/mythbackend --v all
> 	I can't guarantee it will be OOM faster than 15 minutes,
> but it should help by a few minutes.

Thanks, but I'm pretty sure that's not enough.  In my experience, to
run make successfully I have to at least set QTDIR and also put
.osx-packager/build/bin in my PATH.  And then something else usually
fails right around the link stage, IIRC.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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