[mythtv] Mac OS X build error "ld: -L <blank>"

Nigel Pearson nigel at ind.tansu.com.au
Thu Mar 29 21:53:31 UTC 2012

On 28/03/2012, at 12:33 AM, Craig Treleaven wrote:

>> -L/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_craigtreleaven_MacPortsTemp_Myth.25/mythtv/work/mythtv-0.25-rc -lfreetype -lz -lbz2 -F/Developer/FireWireSDK26/Examples/Framework -framework AVCVideoServices -L -lQtSql_debug -lQtXml_debug -lQtGui_debug -lQtNetwork_debug -lQtCore_debug ld: -L must be immediately followed by a directory path (no space)
>> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>> make[2]: *** [libmythbase-] Error 1
> I *think* there is a section of mythtv's configure that creates "LATE_LIBS" (line 4957-4992) but I could be entirely wrong.

That sounds like a good hunch. If $QMAKE_LIBDIR_QT was somehow empty
(e.g. whitespace), it might do what you are seeing.

I would try removing that block, or just going into src/mythtv and
looking at config.mak and the values of LATE_LIBS or EXTRA_LIBS.

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