[mythtv-users] Compiling for debugging and mythmusic

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Nov 19 18:56:38 UTC 2009

On 11/19/2009 01:42 PM, Kenneth Emerson wrote:
> I have what is probably a stupid question:  Does the makefile for the
> mythmusic plugin honor the --compile-type parameter on the configure script?
> The reason that I ask is that I have compiled (from trunk) with this option
> (set for debug) for both the mythtv directory and the mythplugins directory
> hoping to capture some backend segfaults I have been experiencing while
> switching channels watching live TV.  The configure script shows the debug
> option in the mythtv directory, but I get no confirmation when running the
> configure script in the mythplugins directory.  After having installed the
> debug version,  my frontend has segfaulted no less than four times while
> playing music in mythmusic and I am getting no traceback at all in the
> mythfrontend.log.  Is it possibly a core file I'm looking for, or is the
> debug just not on for this (or any) plugin?

I'm pretty sure none of the plugins honor the --compile-type argument 
(plugins configure doesn't have it, nor does it use what's specified by 
the mythtv configure script).  I think you'll have to port some of that 
handling over to plugins to make it work.


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