[mythtv-users] Myth frontend on PPC OSX?

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Fri Feb 9 13:51:26 UTC 2007

On 2/8/07, David Snider <dsnider at thesniderpad.com> wrote:
> Mark Knecht wrote:
> > Hi,
> >    I'm wondering whether there is a simple way to get mythfrontend
> > working on a PPC Mac Mini running OS X? I'd need both mythfrontend and
> > I guess LIRC to continue to use my StreamZap remote.
> >
> >
> Well, you could download the binaries off my site....
> www.thesniderpad.com.   While I don't compile LIRC in to the frontend,
> you can use the Keyspan Express remote for the Mac (that's what I
> use).   Or, if you want to go up a tiny bit in complexity, there is the
> osx-packager.pl script that is in the contrib directory of SVN.
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/browser/trunk/mythtv/contrib/OSX/osx-packager.pl,
> at least that way you'd be able to compile in LIRC (I think, haven't
> tried it myself).
> Lasly, if you want to you can also go Gentoo (my second OS of choice).
> Seems like the world is your oyster.. ;-)

   Does the Keyspan Express work right out of the box? If so it's
worth the $50 to buy on to leave OS X on the machine and save the time
of messing with LIRC.

   I'll look into your binaries anyway. Thanks!

- Mark

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