[mythtv] MHEG BBC iPlayer

David Knight dlknight at sdf.lonestar.org
Sun Sep 25 19:17:28 UTC 2011

On Sat, September 24, 2011 6:10 pm, Lawrence Rust wrote:
> It looks like the patch didn't apply correctly.  The patch should be
> applied to current, clean git fixes/0.24.  Also, make sure that you have
> the latest patch, last updated on 6th September, which is applicable to
> today's git fixes/0.24 (v0.24.1-85-ge16613a).
> Try this:
> # skip this if you already have a good/clean myth repo
> git clone git://github.com/MythTV/mythtv.git
> wget http://www.softsystem.co.uk/download/mythtv/iplayer.diff
> cd mythtv
> git checkout fixes/0.24
> git clean -fxd .
> git pull
> patch -p1 < ../iplayer.diff
> The patch should apply cleanly with no errors or warnings.  If the patch
> still fails then your repo may be corrupt.
> Then run ./configure, make and make install as normal.
> If you want to try with git master (v0.25pre-3366-g1e2c9da) then use
> this patch:
> http://www.softsystem.co.uk/download/mythtv/iplayer-master.diff
> After the patch is applied you must provide http connectivity from the
> box to the BBC.  Without a connection the MHEG code can take 60 seconds
> to timeout before displaying the old 'Red button' logo.  To disable the
> interaction channel set this environment variable:
> MYTHMHEG=noice
> To use an http proxy set: MYTHMHEG_PROXY=""
> or MYTHMHEG_PROXY="cache://" # for an http caching proxy
> or MYTHMHEG_PROXY="socks://" # for a socks proxy
> --
> Lawrence

Hi Lawrence, Maybe it has something to do with how I build mythtv? - I
currently use the build_myth.sh script to build RPM packages which I then

I tried creating a new clean git repo as per your instructions but got the
same problem.



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