[mythtv-users] how to apply mythtv patch?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Oct 9 14:48:33 UTC 2011

On 10/09/2011 10:46 AM, Tim Draper wrote:
>> patch -Np2 -i mythplayer.patch
>> from inside the mythtv directory (for that one, specifically).  However,
>> I'll see if I can get that one pushed to master and backported to -fixes
>> really soon.  We've just been waiting on a dev who was moving to be able
>> to look it over.
>> Mike
> ok, i'm at a loss here.. where is the mythtv directory?
> i've done a locate on a few mythtv excutables (mythfilldatabase,
> mythtv-setup and mythfrontend.real) and cd'd into each directory.
> i've even done a 'locate mythplayer.*', but no returns.
> the 'patch -Np2 -i mythplayer.patch' command is failing with the following:
> myth at mythtv:/usr/bin$ patch -Np2 -i
> mythplayer.patch
> patching file libs/libmythtv/mythplayer.cpp
> Hunk #1 FAILED at 4059.
> patch: **** Can't create file libs/libmythtv/mythplayer.cpp.orig : No such
> file or directory
> where in the file structure am i actually ment to be to applying this?

That would be the mythtv directory in the source code repo you're using 
to build mythtv.  It will be in, soon, though--and so it should hit the 
Mythbuntu daily builds tomorrow, I'd guess.


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