[mythtv-users] Gentoo, qt4 and mythtv

Alan Hourihane alanh at fairlite.demon.co.uk
Tue Jan 9 19:06:45 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 18:52 +0000, Matthew McClement wrote:
> Phill Wiggin wrote:
> >> The order doesn't make any difference, the flags simply control what
> >> does and doesn't get included as a dependency. You'll notice tools like
> >> ufed will reorder the USE keywords alphabetically(which would break
> >> things if order mattered).
> >>
> >>>> The best thing to do (so far as I'm aware) is to add a
> >>>> line in the /etc/portage/package.use file that says:
> >>>> media-tv/mythtv qt3 -qt4
> >>> I'd have thought that, too.
> >> That'd be fairly pointless. The mythtv ebuild has an explicit dependency
> >> for qt3, so it'll get built regardless of the global use flags. It also
> >> uses the qt3 eclass to make sure the appropriate paths get set so only
> >> QT3 gets used and not QT4.
> >>
> > 
> > Thanks for the info, I should have looked to see what USE flags were
> > appropriate for the Myth ebuild before answering.  Not being snide,
> > but people seem to have a lot of trouble with qt4 on their myth
> > systems, so the portage system is obviously not working 100% correctly
> > for everyone.  Is there some reason that you're aware of that could
> > explain their problems?
> I can only assume they're either using one of the old 0.19 ebuilds(AFAIK
> there was some problems when qt4 was marked stable) or trying to compile
> MythTV by hand.

>From what I can see it's sys-apps/dbus that has qt4 set, but you can use
-qt4 to stop it pulling that down.

Apart from that, mythtv doesn't use it in it's ebuild.


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