[mythtv-users] Re: anyone attempt mythfrontend on Cygwin?
bitjunkie at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 19:34:46 EDT 2004
> > > > 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: *** [cygmythavcodec-0.16-0.dll] Error 1
> > > make: Leaving directory `/home/Joel/mythtv-0.16/libs/libavcodec'
> > > make: *** [sub-libavcodec] Error 2
> > > make: 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
> > about.
> > -JAC
> If you installed Qt for windows, don't do that. Download the Qt
> source package and compile it under cygwin (or download a cygwin
> compiled version.... you may be able to find precompiled packages
> somewhere.... like here:
> see what happens there
That's what I did, installed Qt throught the Cygwin setup from
kde-cygwin. I seem to have buggered it up somehow though. Thanks for
all the tips everyone, I'll bang away at it later tonight and see if I
can sort it out.
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