[mythtv-users] Intermittent grey preview, recording won't play

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Wed Mar 26 13:28:17 UTC 2014


At 12:36 PM +0000 3/26/14, Paul Harrison wrote:
>On 26 Mar 2014 09:20, "Mark Perkins" 
><<mailto:perkins1724 at hotmail.com>perkins1724 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>  I'm confused... I thought it was a given that anyone with MythTV 
>>had mythffmpeg.
>
>The mythff* command line tools are optionally compiled depending on 
>the ---enable-sdl option set in configure and requires  SDL to be 
>installed.
>
>Not to be confused with the ffmpeg libs which we always install.

Sorry, but I don't think that's right.  I never enable SDL and 
mythffmpeg is produced:

CT-MBP11:~ craigtreleaven$ mythffmpeg -version
ffmpeg version 1.2.2
built on Mar 25 2014 10:37:46 with gcc 4.2.1 (GCC) (Apple Inc. build 
5666) (dot 3)
configuration: --prefix=/opt/local --compile-type=release 
--qmake=/opt/local/bin/qmake --cc=/usr/bin/gcc-4.2 
--cxx=/usr/bin/g++-4.2 --python=/opt/local/bin/python2.6 
--disable-mythlogserver --disable-ceton --disable-firewire 
--disable-audio-jack --disable-indev=jack --disable-libvpx 
--disable-libxvid --disable-sdl --disable-xrandr --enable-libmp3lame 
--enable-libass --enable-libx264 --enable-libfaac --enable-nonfree 
--disable-ccache --disable-distcc
libavutil      52. 18.100 / 52. 18.100
libavcodec     54. 92.100 / 54. 92.100
libavformat    54. 63.104 / 54. 63.104
libavdevice    54.  3.103 / 54.  3.103
libavfilter     3. 42.103 /  3. 42.103
libswscale      2.  2.100 /  2.  2.100
libswresample   0. 17.102 /  0. 17.102
libpostproc    52.  2.100 / 52.  2.100
CT-MBP11:~ craigtreleaven$ ls -l /opt/local/bin/mythff*
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root  admin  214896 25 Mar 10:43 /opt/local/bin/mythffmpeg
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root  admin  146160 25 Mar 10:43 /opt/local/bin/mythffprobe
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root  admin  160904 25 Mar 10:43 /opt/local/bin/mythffserver

Craig


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