[mythtv] Redhat 7.3 freetype and lame

Matthew mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 27 Aug 2002 10:44:41 -0700

Compiling both lame and freetype from source resolved the issues.

Thanks for the input.

-----Original Message-----
From: mythtv-dev-admin@snowman.net
[mailto:mythtv-dev-admin@snowman.net]On Behalf Of Isaac Richards
Sent: Monday, August 26, 2002 6:08 PM
To: mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Subject: Re: [mythtv] Redhat 7.3 freetype and lame

On Monday 26 August 2002 02:45 pm, Matthew wrote:
> First off, great looking app Isaac!  I cannot yet get it to compile, but
> looking forward to trying it out.
> After getting past the missing qt-devel package causing the 'mkspecs'
> (Perhaps this could be add to FAQ?), I seem to be having two more issues
> and am looking for any input.
> freetype
> --------
> RedHat 7.3 comes by default with freetype-2.0.x-x, however Myth requires
> version 1.x.  Version 2.x is a dependency of some of the other required
> packages such as QT, so I cannot downgrade without forcing it which might
> break other packages.  How are other users getting around this problem?

As the other guy said, just install freetype 1 from source.  They won't
conflict.  If anyone wants to update the ttf code to freetype 2, be my
Probably should, at some point.

> lame
> ----
> I have lame-3.92 installed.  The RPM database shows it correctly installed
> and it is in the path (/usr/bin/lame).  Making Myth has all sorts of
> about "lame/lame.h: No such file or directory".  Also doing a ./configure
> outputs "mp3lame enabled  no".  Does Myth require lame to be in another
> location or require the source (header) for lame?

You don't need lame, you need libmp3lame.  Grab the source and install it.

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