[mythtv] Recent woes

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Feb 21 09:56:11 UTC 2018

On 19/02/18 03:09, James Linder wrote:
> Hi
> I must be doing something wrong but I can’t see what. The issue occurs with freetype as well. A few days ago I got further and posted to the user list, where I was told
> It's a bug. Installing Xrandr will work-around it.

That doesn't look right, there should be no reason
that libxml2 requires xrandr installed to be able
to be found.

Freetype is curious too.


> jam at gold:~/mythtv-29/mythtv$ ./configure
> ERROR: libxml-2.0 not found using pkg-config
> If you think configure made a mistake, make sure that you are using the latest
> version of MythTV from git.  If the latest version fails, report the problem to the
> mythtv-dev at mythtv.org mailing list or IRC #mythtv on irc.freenode.net
> Include the log file "config.ep" produced by configure as this will help
> solve the problem.
> jam at gold:~/mythtv-29/mythtv$ dpkg -l libxml2-dev
> Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
> | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
> |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
> ||/ Name                  Version         Architecture    Description
> +++-=====================-===============-===============-================================================
> ii  libxml2-dev:amd64     2.9.4+dfsg1-4ub amd64           Development files for the GNOME XML library
> jam at gold:~/mythtv-29/mythtv$ ls /usr/include/libxml2/
> libxml
> James
> PS my post to user list was titled “Questions about 29"
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