[mythtv-users] Compiling SVN on Ubuntu Edgy

William Pettersson enigma at strudel-hound.com
Mon Oct 30 02:26:47 UTC 2006

Allan Wilson wrote:
> Tonight I am trying to install a fresh version of Myth on Ubuntu Edgy
> and the make option is failing. Below is the some of the output and the
> error:

 -- make output snipped by William Pettersson

> g++ -shared -Wl,-soname, libmyth-0.20.so.0 -o libmyth-0.20.so.0.20.0
> dialogbox.o lcddevice.o mythcontext.o mythwidgets.o oldsettings.o
> remotefile.o settings.o util.o mythwizard.o uitypes.o xmlparse.o
> mythplugin.o mythdialogs.o audiooutput.o httpcomms.o mythmedia.o
> uilistbtntype.o generictree.o managedlist.o DisplayRes.o volumecontrol.o
> volumebase.o audiooutputbase.o dbsettings.o screensaver.o
> screensaver-null.o output.o langsettings.o mythdbcon.o audiooutputnull.o
> DisplayResScreen.o util-x11.o qmdcodec.o virtualkeyboard.o
> mythobservable.o mythsocket.o audiooutputoss.o mythhdd.o mythcdrom.o
> mythmediamonitor.o mythcdrom-linux.o audiooutputalsa.o jsmenu.o
> jsmenuevent.o lirc.o lircevent.o audiooutputarts.o screensaver-x11.o
> DisplayResX.o moc_dialogbox.o moc_lcddevice.o moc_mythcontext.o
> moc_mythwidgets.o moc_settings.o moc_mythwizard.o moc_uitypes.o
> moc_mythdialogs.o moc_httpcomms.o moc_mythmedia.o moc_uilistbtntype.o
> moc_managedlist.o moc_virtualkeyboard.o moc_mythcdrom.o
> moc_mythmediamonitor.o moc_jsmenu.o moc_lirc.o moc_screensaver- x11.o 
> -L/usr/share/qt3/lib -L../libmythsamplerate -lmythsamplerate-0.20
> -L../libmythsoundtouch -lmythsoundtouch-0.20 -llirc_client -lfreetype
> -lmp3lame -lasound -L/usr/lib -lartsc -lgmodule-2.0 -ldl -lgthread-2.0
> -lglib-2.0 -lraw1394 -liec61883 -lavc1394 -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lXinerama
> -lXv -lXxf86vm -lXrandr -lqt-mt -lXext -lX11 -lm -lpthread
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXv
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[2]: *** [libmyth-0.20.so.0.20.0] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/allan/mythtv/libs/libmyth'
> make[1]: *** [sub-libmyth] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/allan/mythtv/libs'
> make: *** [sub-libs] Error 2
> Any ideas as to why this is bombing out. Looks like it is a problem with
> ld, maybe a missing option because of a new version? I'm not sure.
> Thanks for any help
> Allan
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The -lXv option tells g++ to link against the Xv library, libXv.  You'll
probably want to install the libxv-dev Ubuntu package.


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