[mythtv-users] Leopard and QT

Ken Taylor ken at onramp.com.au
Wed Dec 5 14:03:32 UTC 2007

On 04/12/2007, at 11:20 AM, Nick F wrote:
> On 11/29/07, Paul Jackson <paul.w.jackson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am trying to install MythTV backend on my PowerMac G5 running  
>> Leopard
>> and when I try to install version 3.3.8 QT from the command line I  
>> receive
>> an error that it is not compatibile with my version of MacOSX.   
>> Should I
>> install this version of QT: "Qt/Mac Open Source Edition is 4.3.2."?
> DId you ever get QT3 working on Leopard.  I upgraded my Mac Mini to  
> Leopard
> 10.5 and got stuck when trying to re-install Myth with the fact that
> QT3.3.8doesn't support Leopard.  I've come across a patch that is
> meant to allow
> QT3 to compile under 10.5, and there is a Darwin Ports version, but I
> haven't had the chance to try either yet.
> I dual boot my mac with Linux, so this hasn't been a showstopper for  
> me yet
> - but I enjoyed having the flexibility to use either Linux or Mac  
> modes when
> I was still running 10.4.

Myth runs fine on Leopard when compiled under Tiger.  It's not that QT  
is incompatible with Leopard, but that the source gets grumpy.

Maybe you already knew this..

Ken Taylor

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