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

Mario L superm1 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 11:05:09 EDT 2004

Also Joel - 
                Are you compiling with direct X support at all?

On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 09:54:53 -0500, Mario L <superm1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well it actually seems that alot of the problems that were coming were
> from the xv libraries included, also I was thinking before that there
> was directX support in here already for video and audio, now that I am
> looking more into it, the directX code is only audio, so the X11 code
> has to be there.  I switched back to CVS in hopes of better luck, and
> to my surprise I'm making it alot further now in libmyth, but still
> have some problems with mythmedia.  I know there was some stuff on the
> dev lists about it, so I'll have to take a look around there.  Are you
> working off CVS, or still .15, .16?
> Hopefully I'll get through libmyth and can apply some sort of patch to
> CVS to allow people to at least get this far.  Thus far i have been
> documenting everything I have changed (instead of hacking away at
> code) on pen and paper, and attempting to use legitamate macros to not
> have to actually change/comment too much code.
> Once I catch up to you maybe we could have some real luck with this :)
> On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 10:31:39 -0400, Joel Anderson <bitjunkie at gmail.com > wrote:
> > > I'm starting to think that using the X11 version of QT is NOT the way
> > > to go.  There are MANY areas in the myth code that will just not be
> > > compatible with QT/X11 (ex no xinerama support), and it is looking
> > > like directX has a tendancy to kill some big areas in the code.  Even
> > > after making the changes that were posted to myt htv-dev.
> > >
> > > I'm going to have to install QT/Win32 i'm starting to think if I want
> > > to actually make it somewhere with all of these changes and still have
> > > functioning (somewhat) code.
> >
> > Where are you having problems?  I left the X11 stuff turned on, and
> > got 99% through the libs.  It was a PITA satisfying all the
> > dependencies, but I believe it is possible.  Right now I have problems
> > with NuppleVideoPlayer in libmythtv.  Haven't had much time the last
> > day or 2, but hoping to bang away at it some more on the weekend.
> >
> > --
> > Joel
> >

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