[mythtv-users] Gentoo compilation fails (TEXTREL) with MythTV master

Karl Newman newmank1 at asme.org
Sun Jul 1 05:32:12 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 6:54 PM, Marc Tousignant <myrdhn at gmail.com> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Karl Newman
> Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 9:59 AM
> To: Discussion about MythTV
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Gentoo compilation fails (TEXTREL) with MythTV
> master
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 4:22 AM, Robert Siebert <trebor_s at web.de> wrote:
>> Am 2012-06-29 13:01, schrieb John Drescher:
>> No errors before that only some other warnings about "QA Notice:
>> Automake "maintainer mode" detected:" and CDPATH="${ZSH_VERSION+.}:"
>> && cd . && /bin/sh
>> /var/tmp/portage/media-tv/mythtv-0.26_pre20120627/work/mythtv/external
>> /zeromq/config/missing --run aclocal-1.11 -I config  *      cd . &&
>> /bin/sh
>> /var/tmp/portage/media-tv/mythtv-0.26_pre20120627/work/mythtv/external
>> /zeromq/config/missing --run automake-1.11 --foreign  *
>> CDPATH="${ZSH_VERSION+.}:" && cd . && /bin/sh
>> /var/tmp/portage/media-tv/mythtv-0.26_pre20120627/work/mythtv/external
>> /zeromq/config/missing --run autoconf So the zeromq config is missing?
>> This happens only when I compile MythTV via emerge -vp mythtv. When I
>> compile it manually with ./configure && make ... it compiles fine .
>> Hmm You should not have mythtv-0.26_pre20120627 if you are using the
>> ebuilds from the  https://github.com/MarcT/mt-mythtv overlay. It does
>> not have 0.26 or name them that way. This looks like the ebuilds from
>> https://github.com/MythTV/packaging/tree/master/Gentoo are getting in
>> the way.
>> John
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>> Hi,
>> I just have mentioned that. The insides of the ebuild is from MarcT.
>> But it fetches the source from my own repository. Whenever the
>> repository changes due to an update (pull) from MythTV a script
>> creates a new ebuild with this naming scheme.
>> This stuff was working before. It just stopped working after the
>> zeromq stuff was merged into MythTV.
>> Cheers
> Are you sure it wasn't emerged, because the messages you posted looked more
> like simply warnings. What does the MarcT ebuild get you that the upstream
> one doesn't? You may have better luck using the upstream ebuilds as a base.
> Karl
> _______________________________________________
> Karl,
> I keep very similar to the official ebuilds. The only significant change is
> that they pull from GIT instead of from a zip. The ebuild maintains a local
> git repo, so the next build doesn't need a new zip download. There is
> nothing special about them at all, unless you feel like I do.
> These ebuilds were originally the CVS ebuilds that someone created years
> ago, you can probably find the original creator by searching the news
> groups. When we moved to subversion, Preston Crow updated them to continue
> to work. I started to maintain them after this migration. When we moved to
> GIT I updated them again. We may have official ebuilds now, but these are
> from when there was no official support. I feel it is my duty to keep them
> maintained as my own meager contribution to the project.
> MarcT

Hi Marc,

Sorry, I didn't mean to sound disparaging. I was simply trying to give
advice for troubleshooting. I may actually look into your ebuilds for
my own system.


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