[mythtv] Can't compile MythTV 0.24.2 (tarball) on Fedora 15

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Thu Mar 1 14:32:28 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2012-03-01 at 08:59 -0500, Michael Hughes wrote:
> Make of MythTV 0.24.2 from the tarball fails on the link of libmythtv with:
> tv_play.o: file not recognized: File truncated
> The file is present but has zero length. Compilation of tv_play.cpp 
> shows no errors or warnings.  In fact there appear to be several 
> zero-length object files in the libs/libmythtv directory.  tv_play.o is 
> probably the first one which appears in the link list.
> Any ideas on why I would get zero-length object files without any 
> compiler errors?

You are probably using ccache and the cache is corrupted.

Try this:
  make distclean
  ccache -C
  ./configure --prev
  nice make -j2 -k

-- Daniel

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