[mythtv] 0.25 Metadata v. Mac OS X

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Tue Mar 27 01:37:43 UTC 2012

At 6:44 PM -0400 3/26/12, Yves Cayer wrote:
>Here's the attachment.
>This is still just a proof of concept. There's an issue with the 
>python version number and also this doesn't take care of any 
>dependencies. In fact, the MySQLdb module required by the bindings 
>has proven to be a pain to deal with, and it doesn't look to be 
>possible to include those dependencies with the package directly 
>without some sort of installer, or, as you mentioned previously, 
>including python and all required libs in the app bundle.
>If one can deal with the bindings separately, then this solution 
>takes care of adding mythmetadatlookup to the bundle. It would be 
>simple to add it to the fronted bundle as well.
>Doesn't XBMC distribute python and libs as part of their app bundle?

Thanks for the diff.  Looks like it might apply to the regular osx-packager.pl.

Have you actually run the frontend and backend built from 
osx-packager-qtsdk.pl?  Any gotchas?

As far as I can remember, I've only ever gotten the MySQL-python 
module to install in 32 bit mode.  (I'm going to have a go at this 
again tomorrow.)  After numerous blind alleys on the Internet, I came 
across notes that boiled down to:

export DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/mysql/lib/


After that, "sudo easy_install MySQL-python" worked without a hitch.


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