[mythtv] [RFC v2] New Win32 build script

Lawrence Rust lvr at softsystem.co.uk
Wed Jan 19 09:38:09 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 16:48 +0800, treblid wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 5:29 AM, Lawrence Rust <lvr at softsystem.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-01-18 at 10:39 +0800, treblid wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 9:10 PM, treblid <treblid at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > ATM rebuilding with your new script and see how it goes, this will
> >> > probably take a few hours (and I can only get back to you tomorrow as
> >> > it's lateish now here in Australia)... Seems to be hitting walls no
> >> > matter what I do, yet strangly it's quite fun.. :/
> >> Success! I'm using Mandriva and after I install the wine packages from
> >> Mandriva. The release build finally work. More or less.
> >
> > Good news.
> >
> >> I had to hack taglib and hack out a line as the pre-processor seems to
> >> add a "_" to a gzip function call. And disable the mythmusic plugin
> >> because for some reason it either couldn't link to or find taglib.
> > It would be useful to see the config.ep and config.mak files in the
> > mythtv folder produced from the build.
> I'd send them to you in a seperate email. assuming you want mythplugin
> and not mythtv?

No, it's the output from the mythtv configure that is important.  Maybe
you could tar.bz2 them and email them to me.

> > The assert shows that you're running a debug build of Qt.  The traceback
> > from wine should be sufficient to find the cause of the problem.
> Hmm. I'm building a release version of mythtv, shouldn't that build a
> release version of QT as well?

You must have built a debug version at some stage and the DLL's from
that are being used.  The release build of Qt doesn't include runtime

> > Coincidentally, I have just put the finishing touches to this final
> > release which will cross compile, compile natively on Windows using Msys
> > or produce a native build on Linux (Intel and PowerPC) and maybe MacOSX
> > too.  You can find it here:
> Great. I'd try that now and get back to you soon.



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