[mythtv-users] mac build

John Hoyt john.hoyt at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 14:03:39 UTC 2021

>> There is an issue with the grabber failing too, I'd guess it is the old
>> timeout problem. I'll go hunting.
> I fixed the issue on the mac builds (just haven't posted new ones - was
> going to do that this AM but got distracted building a debug version for
> Catalina...).  As long as the grabber runs (which I thought you confirmed
> in a previous email), the mac builds are working and any issues pulling
> down data are on the grabber side or on poor file naming convention (i.e
> your plane earth 2 experiment).
> Am I missing something else? I'm more than happy to help troubleshoot mac
> build related issues - if it's a grabber issue you should create an issue
> report on github to get further assistance from someone who knows what
> they're doing vs me hacking around and hoping to get lucky.
> John I have run gdb on mac qt programs before. mac is not my usual
>> environment so if you would not mind say 10 words to jog my memory of any
>> specials please.
> You should have lldb installed by Xcode by default, I'd suggest using
> that. You'll need to attach lldb to the real process and not the startup
> script (this will break any python related goodies since they get pathed in
> the startup script):
> lldb /Applications/Mythfrontend.app/Contents/MacOS/mythfrontend.real
> in the lldb prompt do the following to set a backtrace:
> (lldb) target stop-hook add
> Enter your stop hook command(s). Type 'DONE' to end.
> > bt
> > disassemble --pc
> > DONE
> Stop hook #1 added.
> then launch the process:
> (lldb) process launch
> (lldb) run
> (lldb) r
> I'm sure there's something I missed here - I'm a novice in mac development
> as well (Mark - please chime in if he needs to do anything else).
> More instructions can be found here:
> https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/IDEs/Conceptual/gdb_to_lldb_transition_guide/document/lldb-terminal-workflow-tutorial.html

Debug build with ability to backtrace is uploaded here:
should be downloadedable momentarily.
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