[mythtv-users] Is this a sensible configure command?

Greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Mon Dec 6 19:11:18 UTC 2010

On 12/06/2010 11:46 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>  On 12/06/2010 09:29 AM, Greg wrote:
>> On 12/06/2010 09:09 AM, Paul Gardiner wrote:
>>> I've been having a few problems with mythbackend crashing and stalling
>>> and I wondered if it might be something to do with how it's built.
>>> Below is the configure command that the packagers for my system use,
>>> which I've also been using to build from 0.24-fixes. Does it look
>>> sensible?
>>> Cheers,
>>>     Paul.
>>> ./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib --libdir-name=lib 
>>> --mandir=/usr/share/man --enable-iptv --enable-pthreads 
>>> --enable-ffmpeg-pthreads --enable-joystick-menu --enable-audio-alsa 
>>> --enable-audio-oss --enable-audio-jack --enable-libfftw3 
>>> --enable-x11 --x11-path=/usr/include --enable-xv --enable-xvmc-vld 
>>> --enable-opengl-video --enable-opengl-vsync --enable-xrandr 
>>> --enable-lirc --enable-ivtv --enable-firewire --enable-dvb 
>>> --enable-libmp3lame --enable-libtheora --enable-libvorbis 
>>> --enable-libxvid --enable-vdpau --enable-xvmcw --disable-directfb 
>>> --extra-cflags="-O2 -g -m32 -march=i586 -mtune=i686 
>>> -fmessage-length=0 -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fstack-protector 
>>> -funwind-tables -fasynchronous-unwind-tables -fomit-frame-pointer 
>>> -fno-strict-aliasing" --extra-cxxflags="-O2 -g -m32 -march=i586 
>>> -mtune=i686 -fmessage-length=0 -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fstack-protector 
>>> -funwind-tables -fasynchronous-unwind-tables -fomit-frame-pointer 
>>> -fno-strict-aliasing" --extra-libs=-ldl --compile-type=release 
>>> --disable-stripping
>> ./configure --compile-type=debug --enable-proc-opt 
>> --qmake=/usr/lib/qt-4/bin/qmake --prefix=/usr/local
>> This is my configure. It works for me
> And is a sensible one.  (The --qmake argument being optional when Qt4 
> is the only Qt installed on the system and it's properly configured in 
> your PATH, though.  I'd recommend, however, doing a release build--or, 
> at least, doing a profile build.  Both will give you significantly 
> better performance.)
> ./configure --enable-proc-opt --prefix=/usr/local
> would be perfect.  (The default compile-type is release.  You can do 
> debug builds for specific debug tasks, but generally, a profile build 
> provides debug symbols /and/ performance optimizations that you'll 
> want, so I'd recommend profile rather than debug.  See 
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Debugging .)
> Paul, yours has all sorts of stuff that you shouldn't be 
> setting--stuff that overrides autodetection, so if you tell configure 
> to do the wrong thing, it will.
> Trust the script to do its job.  It does it well.  :)
> Mike
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Thanks for that Mike..I used to have a dozen arguements in my configure 
command...I removed all but what I posted..I wasn't sure about the qmake 
and it didn't seem to bother anything so I left it in...

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