[mythtv-users] macOS: Compile Script and Ansible now support Homebrew

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Mon Dec 18 11:11:10 UTC 2023

On 18/12/2023 11:04, John Hoyt wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 18, 2023 at 5:51 AM Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net 
> <mailto:lists at glidos.net>> wrote:
>     Might this affect the check workflows for pull requests on the main
>     mythtv repo? For https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/pull/821
>     <https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/pull/821>, the macos-13
>     builds started mysteriously failing when I pushed new versions,
>     although
>     the changes were just reordering two boolean arguments to a function,
>     and no other builds failed.
> Hi Paul - those errors are completely unrelated.  The GitHub runners do 
> use Homebrew to make a test build, but they do not use the compile 
> script nor ansible.
> Those errors appear to be induced by the Homebrew community moving their 
> python version up to 3.12 recently.  From the runner output:
>     ==> Pouring python at 3.12--3.12.1.ventura.bottle.tar.gz
>     Error: The `brew link` step did not complete successfully
> I had to work around similar errors in the build script by forcing the 
> install of python3.11 to stay compatible with mythtv's needs.

Okay, thanks for the info. I thought it was unlikely but worth asking.


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