[mythtv] Possible configure option to disable dbus / udisks?

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Mon Sep 4 19:29:33 UTC 2017

On 04/09/17 19:49, Tom Dexter wrote:
> Hi. First of all, thanks a million for the work of all the devs. I've
> been enjoying mythtv for over 10 years now!
> I'm running my frontend/backend under Gentoo. For some time I've been
> compiling both without any dbus (or qtdbus) and with no udisks
> installed, though with dvd support enabled, and it works fine for my
> purposes. As far as I've ever been able to find out, udisks is only
> used for discovering DVD drives etc. dbus is a requirement for udisks
> apparently, and if I understand correctly, also gets used for
> screensavers...though I have xscreensaver working fine without that. I
> actually just upgraded to 0.28.1 with that setup.
> The only thing currently making it impossible to based that on USE
> flags in Gentoo is the fact that there's no actual configure option to
> disable that. That is, it's based purely on whether or not those are
> installed.
> Is there any possibility of adding configure option(s) for that?
> Thanks in advance!

Feel free to provide patches to add that.

We have plenty to work on already so any help is welcome! :)


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