[mythtv] Mythjobqueue (including commflag) packaged for MacOS X

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Sun Jan 29 02:26:50 UTC 2006


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

>> That all being said, I'd like to see 4 .apps packaged for mac by the 
>> packager script:
>>
>> 1)Frontend
>> 2)backend --including jobqueue, commflag, and transcode all in the 
>> .app bundle
>> 3)Jobqueue  --including commflag and transcode so that we can run 
>> jobqueue without the backend
>> 4)Commflag --sometimes we just need to commflag
>
> 	The latest SVN version tries to do this
> (if you use --enable-backend and --enable-jobtools)

Now that they're packaged together, what will it take for them to be
used that way?  It seems as though the code used to find programs like
commflag and transcode from the backend is completely unsuited to
locating these executables.  

I'd like to fix it, but I need some information.  Do Mac executables
have some ability to report their own locations?  Or if I invoke
mythcommflag without directory qualification from inside mythbackend,
will it be found by virtue of the fact that it's in the same directory
(or package)?

TIA,
Dave

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Dave Abrahams
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