[mythtv] 20180705 Android Observations

David Engel david at istwok.net
Fri Jul 13 19:46:18 UTC 2018


On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:55:49AM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 04:35:21PM -0500, David Engel wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 04:13:07PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 02:56:16PM -0500, David Engel wrote:
> > > > It was using timestretch at 1.5x.  It didn't happen last night.  I did
> > > > see multiple, but not too many, short pauses, as you described.  They
> > > > were annoying, but certainly not as annoying as exiting playback
> > > > altogether.  I later tried some talking heads shows at 1.8x
> > > > timestretch, but I couldn't take the jitter.
> > > > 
> > > > Yes, it shouldn't hurt.  Hopefully, they will take interest.  Our
> > > > timestretch and fast forward/rewind use is definitely more of a
> > > > torture test than with any other player of which I'm aware.
> > > 
> > > All this talk of mythtv on android got me curious, so I just tried doing
> > > a build to see how it would be on my Sony TV, but since (I believe)
> > > it runs 32 bit, I had to build for that, and those 32 bit large file
> > > support bugs hit and that seems just not fixable.  Trying to go to API
> > > 24 that supposedly fixes that problem causes other things to not work.
> > > 
> > > Oh well, I guess the sony TV is probably too ram limited anyhow to run
> > > the frontend.
> > > 
> > > I think the readme file might as well state building for 32 bit is broken
> > > for now.  Would have saved some time.
> > 
> > What doesn't work for you?  I have a 32-bit, Anroid box on which I do
> > some very, basic testing.  I haven't noticed anything not working.
> 
> Get an error about undefined ::fgetpos in freesurround.cpp which from what
> I found is due to using android API less than 24 and _FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64
> 
> Following the readme uses API 21.
> 
> This is where the build ends:
> 
> In file included from freesurround.cpp:20:0:
> /home/lsorense/android/android-ndk/sources/cxx-stl/gnu-libstdc++/4.9/include/cstdio:107:11: error: '::fgetpos' has not been declared
>    using ::fgetpos;
>            ^
> [...]

Oh, you meant build error.  I thought you meant a run-time error.
Yes, that's a known issue.  Use the the 13b NDK for 32-bit builds.
That needs to be added to the README.

David
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