[mythtv-users] Re: anyone attempt mythfrontend on Cygwin?

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Fri Sep 17 15:59:38 EDT 2004

On Friday 17 September 2004 15:37, Joel Anderson wrote:
> > I'm very interested to hear any success or failure stories.  It
> > would be really cool to have at least the frontend running from
> > Windoze. --
> > Joel
> Ok, I see from the archives that a few have had at least limited
> success, so I figured I'd give it a shot.  So far I _think_ I have
> all the prerequisites installed, but on attempting to compile myth I
> get this error:
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/3.3.3/../../../../i686-pc-cygwin/bin/
>ld: cannot find -lqt-mt
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[2]: *** [cygmythavcodec-0.16-0.dll] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Joel/mythtv-0.16/libs/libavcodec'
> make[1]: *** [sub-libavcodec] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/Joel/mythtv-0.16/libs'
> make: *** [sub-libs] Error 2

Well, either:

- you haven't installed Qt (at least not properly)
- Qt is installed but it's not built with threading support (the 
libqt-mt.so versus libqt.so)
- Qt is installed but the library is someplace the linker doesn't know 


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