[mythtv-users] optimize_mythdb.pl on Debian via deb-multimedia

James Abernathy jfabernathy at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 17:15:13 UTC 2024


On Wed, Feb 28, 2024 at 10:49 AM Gary Buhrmaster <gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 28, 2024 at 12:08 PM James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > So I've found what is missing.  In Debian 12 you have to add mythtv by
> adding the deb-multimedia repo per the stable-backports instructions.
> >
> > Then you:
> >
> > sudo apt-get -t stable-backports install mythtv libmythtv-perl
> >
> > Next you need sudo apt install libxml-simple-perl
> >
> > At this port mythtv backend and frontend can be configured and set up.
> >
> > Also optimize_mythdb.pl will work.  It needed the v34 libmythtv-perl
> and libxml-simple-perl
>
> If you need to manually install additional
> packages for things to work well, you
> (well, the packager) needs to add those
> packages to the dependency list as part
> of the build.  While many build systems
> auto-generate the dependencies for
> perl and python sources, there are some
> dependencies (probably including such
> as those in the "contrib" area) for which
> such auto generation will not occur.  I
> know at least one other distro packaging
> that has such additional dependencies
> in their build recipe so those additional
> libraries are pulled in.
>
> You should let the packager know about
> what they need to change their packages.
>
> I've emailed the packager about the two missing dependencies.

JIm A
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