[mythtv] Building without X dependancies...

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Sat Feb 10 19:06:29 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 11:12 -0700, Mike Gibson wrote:
> On 2/10/07, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 10:52 -0700, Mike Gibson wrote:
> > > I'm worried though about myth's use of DirectFB for other things like
> > > video playback.  There may be incompatibilities there.  I haven't
> > > tested mythfrontend yet though.
> >
> > Can you test the DirectFB support in the mythtv-vid branch?
> > I made it compatible with 1.x and fixed some problems with
> > the code which made it not work when compiled with gcc 4.x
> > at the "-O2" optimization level. But I only tested with the
> > SDL framebuffer emulation which has some colour problems.
> I might if I knew what I was testing.  What exactly is using DirectFB?
>  Are the menus using it?  Because if they are, then I'm wasting my
> time with this whole driver thing.  I thought they used qt directly?

The video player uses DirectFB. You can test it using the
"mythtv" application without going through any menus.

-- Daniel

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