[mythtv-users] Re: anyone attempt mythfrontend on Cygwin?
ivtv at schlomo.schapiro.org
Tue Sep 21 14:06:34 EDT 2004
if my laptop would run Linux it would be doing so already for a long time
... Problem is that it has no NIC and the cardbus doesn't work in Linux
:-( And my wife needs Win for some MS progs...
Sorry, but for this sad piece of HW there is no alternative.
On Mon, 20 Sep 2004, Benjamin Watkins wrote:
> Schlomo Schapiro wrote:
> >it can't find the mythavcodec library ...
> >Maybe it has to have a "cyg" prefix as the cygmythavformat library it is
> >trying to link ? (Just a wild guess !).
> >Try doing the make in the subdirs manually to track down what goes and
> >what not.
> >In general I was wondering: How does the Video output stuff work on Win32
> >? Is there a DirectX driver for MythTV ?
> >BTW, I am also most interested to see a Win32 mythfrontend to watch TV on
> >my Windows notebook in the bedroom :-)
> Have you given any thought to running KnoppMyth from a CD? You can boot
> your laptop from the CD and run it as a frontend without any hard drive
> installation. Don't get me wrong, I want to see mythfrontend compile
> under Cygwin as well. I just though that this might be helpful towards
> your ultimate goal. At the very least, it may suffice until you can get
> mythfrontend to compile.
> -Ben : )
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