[mythtv-users] MythPlugins from source problem

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Tue Aug 28 21:51:26 UTC 2007

Joe Borne wrote:
>> On Aug 28, 2007, at 8:05 AM, Joe Borne wrote:
>>> I'm attempting to go to the SVN version of MythTV on my Fed Core 6
>>> box. I have successfully compiled mythtv, but the plugins won't
>>> compile.
>>> Running "svn st http://svn.mythtv.org/svn/trunk/mythplugins" gives
>>> the message that the current version is not a working copy.
>>> I followed the compile and install from svn instructions on the
>>> wiki, so I'm thinking maybe I cam grabbing from the wrong source
>>> tree maybe?
>>> I'd really like to go to SVN in order to get SD and several other
>>> improvements.
>>> Can anyone help? Perhaps a nice little HOWTO from someone who's
>>> done it, on getting SVN installed in order to use SD would be nice.
>> Brad DerManouelian replied:
> You need to install mythtv (not just compile) before trying to
>> compile the plugins. Did you do that first?
> Still no luck. Here is the error I get..
> cd mtd && make -f Makefile
> make[2]: Entering directory `/root/build/mythplugins/mythdvd/mtd'
> g++  -o mtd main.o dbcheck.o logging.o mtd.o serversocket.o jobthread.o
> dvdprobe.o fileobs.o threadevents.o moc_logging.o moc_mtd.o
> moc_serversocket.o   -L/usr/kde/3.3/lib -L/usr/lib/qt-3.3/lib
> -L/usr/local/lib -lmyth-0.20.1 -lmythui-0.20.1 -lfreetype -lmp3lame -lasound
> -lraw1394 -liec61883 -lavc1394 -lrom1394 -lXinerama -lXv -lXxf86vm -lXvMCW
> -lXvMC -lmythdvdnav-0.20.1 -lqt-mt -lGLU -lGL -lXmu -lXext -lX11 -lm
> -lpthread
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lmyth-0.20.1

That line says that libmyth does not exist, which implies that you have 
not made and installed mythtv yet.

> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[2]: *** [mtd] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/root/build/mythplugins/mythdvd/mtd'
> make[1]: *** [sub-mtd] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/build/mythplugins/mythdvd'
> make: *** [sub-mythdvd] Error 2

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