[mythtv] Problem building fixes/0.26 when linking libmythtv with lots of messages like: 'yada1' referenced in section 'yada2' of videosource.o: defined in discarded section 'yada3' of videosource.o

Marc Parmet marc at parmet.com
Fri Jul 12 18:42:45 UTC 2013

It turns out 0.26 wouldn't build with the 0.25 libraries in /usr/lib. Once I removed the 0.25 libraries, the build succeeded.

As a developer myself I like to build from source when I find the software interesting.  Maybe I'll improve it or debug it, maybe not.  I'm enjoying the flame-war, though.

>>> Those kinds of issues typically mean you're trying to link against the
>>> wrong source object or library. Is there any reason you're building as
>>> opposed to using packages?
>> Why, all of a sudden, is everyone so concerned about us building from
>> source.
> If the buildbots (http://code.mythtv.org/buildbot/waterfall) are
> building fine, then a user failing to build is typically a user error.
> The quickest way to solve the issue is then simply for the user to not
> attempt building.

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