[mythtv-users] Configuring SVN to not install parts of mythplugins

nasa01 at comcast.net nasa01 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 31 14:42:09 UTC 2007

 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "Joe Ripley" <vitaminjoe at gmail.com>
> On 10/31/07, nasa01 at comcast.net <nasa01 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am attempting to streamline and fix some of my myth install, and have run 
> across a couple of problems.
> >
> > 1st, I would perfer not to install some additional plugins (like zonemaster).  
> So when I tried to configure this I did the following;
> > make uninstall;
> > make distclean;
> > ./configure --disable-<plugin>;
> > qmake mythplugin.pro
> > make
> > make install
> > (some of the spelling above maybe off, not in front of my box right now).
> > Configure output shows the plugins I have listed as disabling as "will not be 
> built".  However, when all the compiling is done and installed -- the plugins 
> are still there.
> I usually use the --disable-all switch, and then enable only the
> plugins I want to include.  Use a command similar to this:
> ./configure --disable-all --enable-opengl --enable-mytharchive
> --enable-create-dvd --enable-create-archive --enable-mythcontrols
> --enable-mythgallery --enable-exif --enable-mythgame
> --enable-mythmusic --enable-fftw --enable-sdl --enable-aac
> --enable-mythnews --enable-mythvideo --enable-mythweather
> --enable-mythmovies

Ok, I will give that a try.

> Also, make sure that you delete your old plugins before installing the
> new ones.  If your old plugins are of a recent version, they will
> probably still show up in mythfrontend.  Check your
> /usr/{local/}lib/mythtv/plugins directory.
> > 2nd, Recently mythweather has stopped working.  Specifically, If I switch to 
> the mythweather screen all I get is the background image.  Most times an escape 
> will exit me out of the window -- other's I will be frozen in that window...   I 
> have attempted to monitor messages produced by saving them to a log file, but I 
> didn't notice anything of help.  If posting that log file would be of help, 
> please let me know.
> MythWeather works for the most part.  The most recent update to it has
> caused some problems... however, some previous SVN revisions will
> work.  Check out http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/3921 and
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/296787

Thanks -- not sure how I missed those.


> -- 
> Joe Ripley
> vitaminjoe at gmail.com
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