[mythtv-users] Re: Build options for mythtv (was: This is odd...)
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Tue Sep 21 03:34:34 EDT 2004
On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 07:34:00PM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
> On Monday 20 September 2004 05:49 pm, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 03:11:11PM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > > On Monday 20 September 2004 02:48 pm, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > > > > Wow, you mean to tell me that the default build options are
> > > > > really that way for a reason? Who woulda thunk it?
> > > >
> > > > It is difficult to guess the reason for the entries being commented
> > > > out. If you imply that these were of experimental nature, there is no
> > > > way to distinguish from lirc/alsa/arts/dvb etc which are also
> > > > commented out.
> > >
> > > If you had paid attention at all to the -dev list, or the -commits list,
> > > or the -users list, you would have seen the fairly numerous bug reports
> > > and problems arising from that feature, and so have known the reason why
> > > the opengl sync is disabled by default.
> > Indeed, but the point is that this choice should not depend on reading
> > all posts on all lists, reviewing code and so on. And I rely on 3rd
> > party input for some components, e.g. when someone passes me new spec
> > file modifications for via board, I can only have a superficial check
> > as I have no way to test it.
> You apparently value the input of random people who aren't familiar with the
> source over mine, which is rather troublesome.
I think you are being unfair here, of course your input is highly
valued. But if I were to ask you for any packaging decision you'd have
me banned from all mythtv lists by long. :)
> > Would you care making a suggestion for the default build options for
> > packages (rpms and deps)? E.g. the maximal set of sensible options
> > that can be enabled for a general pupose package? I understand that
> > outrules
> > o directfb (conflicts with X11, unless there is now runtime selection
> > possible), and
> > o opengl_vsync (due to stability)
> > Anything else that is not for the masses?
> The settings.pro that is distributed with the source is what I recommend as
> the default compile options. It wouldn't be that way otherwise.
> My main issue with all this is that I _specifically_ disabled opengl sync in
> settings.pro the day before the release so that people wouldn't have any
> problems with it.
So is the above (no directfb, no opengl_sync) the currently best
general purpose setup (general purpose in the sense that the packages
can be used universally providing maximun functionality, e.g. dvb
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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