[mythtv-users] Arch Linux Packaging

jzigpublic jzigpublic at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 14:58:14 UTC 2011

On 11/11/2011 2:07 AM, Simon Jones wrote:
> Thanks for the reply.
>> Despite I'm wildly guessing - Your issue might be related to fact that
>> PKGBUILD script tries to build sequentially 2 separate packages: base mythtv
>> &  mythtv plugins.
>> As plugins can be successfully build only if build environment has installed
>> ABI compatible mythtv libs - before plugins building You have to first
>> install mythtv base libs.
>> Practically this means before plugins build You have to install first - just
>> build - first mythtv package.
>> Simply install it and try again build plugins.
> Yes it is failing because of the dep on the myth libs, and it's what
> am trying to get around as am trying to have the pkgbuild script build
> both myth and plugins in one but my worry is if I don't install myth I
> will have plugins built against old libs and then fail to run.
>> P.S this issue forced me to write my own PKGBUILD scripts....
> Think this is what am trying to get to, but am not sure I can install
> myth before carrying on with the plugins build? or do I set a make
> dependency on myth in the script to install myth and then compile
> plugins?
> After build and install on FE/BE machine the other FE will see the new
> files and install, i'll write a script for that bit, it's this
> pkgbuild am trying to get my head round!

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