[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #7457: mythfrontend crashes when I start metadata download then exit mythvideo

Ken Bass kbass at kenbass.com
Sat Oct 31 05:09:23 UTC 2009

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 10/30/2009 06:38 PM, Ken Bass wrote:
>> MythTV wrote:
>>> Comment(by robertm):
>>>  Sorry, you need to compile Myth with debug symbols for the 
>>> backtrace to be
>>>  of any use-- try compiling with --compile-type=debug and then 
>>> create the
>>>  backtrace again.  If you are using packaged myth then you will need to
>>>  either compile yourself or see if they provide debug packages.
>> Robert, I typically use --enable-debug. Isn't that the preferred 
>> method or are the two equiv? 
> --enable-debug is not a valid MythTV configure script option (see 
> ./configure --help ).
> It only fails to error because it was a valid option in ffmpeg's 
> configure script.
Very odd, I am certain I used it (I just verified my config.log) and it 
produced symbols. I ran mythbackend under gdb to get a backtrack. I'll 
be sure to use the compile-type in the future.

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