[mythtv-users] Bindings not upgrading

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Wed Sep 22 13:42:38 UTC 2010

At 9:14 AM -0400 9/22/10, aaron wrote:
>On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 19:56, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>> OK, so thanks to Gavin Hurlbut, the Perl bindings will, by default, install
>> into a reasonable directory.  Users who don't like Perl's default may
>> override that directory with --perl-config-opts=PREFIX=/usr/local or
>> whatever.  They should never install to a directory that requires changes to
>> your system/Perl configuration, unless you explicitly tell it to.
>> Also, as of r26435, the Python bindings should now install in the same
>> location they did before [25901].
>> Note that any user who has installed trunk using the MythTV make install
>> since [25450] should check for redundant installations of both the Perl and
>> Python bindings and, if any extras are found, remove them.
>I updated last night:
>myth at myth:~$ mythfrontend --version
>Please attach all output as a file in bug reports.
>MythTV Version   : 16542:26441M
>MythTV Branch    : trunk
>Network Protocol : 62
>and I can confirm that both my Perl and Python bindings are working
>again. Thanks, Mike!
>(and now I realize that the optimize_db script uses the Perl bindings
>and hadn't been running for the last couple of weeks... oops! :) )

Any Mac OS X users try this?  My backend (and frontends) are on Mac OS X and I've never been able to get the optimize_db script to work.  I believe this due to a bindings issue.  Perhaps this change will make OS X work, too?


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