[mythtv] Building MythTV under Cygwin

Robin Neatherway robthebob at gmail.com
Sun May 6 11:25:41 UTC 2007

On 5/6/07, Andrei Tanas <andrei at tanas.ca> wrote:
> I have submitted a patch under ticket #1590 ("Building with cygwin")
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/1590 - "cygwin-may07.diff". The patch
> allows for fully-automated building of the current svn version.
> Unfortunately, none of the applications work, including mythuitest -
> they start, connect to the database, read settings and when they are
> about to show some GUI, segfault. I suspect that this is more of a
> problem with QT, but haven't debugged it yet.

This is good! Thanks for continuing the work. I suspect you have
reached the same point we did - cygwin myth but mingw QT? We reached
the conclusion that some kind of incompatibility between the two was
causing corruption on calls to the QT libraries. What does your
backtrace look like?


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