[mythtv-users] "Unable to find mythcommflag" in 0.17

Blammo blammo.doh at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 23:16:30 UTC 2005

On Apr 4, 2005 4:08 PM, mythtv-users.mythtv.org at tgice.com
<mythtv-users.mythtv.org at tgice.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> One of the several (minor) annoyances I've had with my 0.16->0.17
> upgrade is that mythcommflag won't run automatically anymore.  When I
> see the jobqueue status in Mythweb, I see this message on a bunch of
> shows (and the queue keeps on filling up):
>   "ERROR: Unable to find mythcommflag"
> The punch line?  mythcommflag definitely exists, has 755 permissions and
> *runs fine* when I run it from the command line.  It flags the
> commercials and everything.
> I traced the error to some code in libs/libmythtv/jobqueue.cpp, but I
> can't see what that return code would be coming back from a process
> assumedly running as root when it's trying to run a program sitting in
> /usr/local/bin/ with all the other myth executables.
> Plus I'm not seeing this problem reported by anyone else.  I know my
> upgrade path may've been a little bit rocky, but I've distcleaned and
> uninstalled a couple of times since then and still this fails.
> Any ideas?

I figured this would get resolved down the road... so I....

made the full pathname explicit in the setup screens. Instead of 


I put 


resolved it for me.

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