[mythtv-users] Database size issue exposes Perl problem; 1 fixed, 1 to go

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 19:17:03 UTC 2016

Hoi James,

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 9:07:39 PM, you wrote:

> On Thu, 6 Oct 2016, Karl Newman wrote:

>> On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 11:19 AM, Jeffrey Ratcliffe <
>> jeffrey.ratcliffe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Doing manual stuff like this outside what portage expects is a recipe
>>> for disaster. Try using perl-cleaner, which should sort out problems
>>> like this from within portage:
>>> https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Perl/perl-cleaner
>> Also, you can probably solve your missing perl module problem by ensuring
>> the perl USE flag is enabled for your mythtv install.

> Thanks for the tips, Jeff and Karl. I used perl-cleaner at some point in
> the not-too-distant past but do not recall many particulars. I'll do some
> further investigation of that utility now. Regarding USE flags, I just
> checked and, under /etc/portage/package.use/mythtv I have media-tv/mythtv
> perl python. So it looks as though the USE flag mentioned is already 
> enabled, does it not?
> _______________________________________________

run: emerge -pv mythtv to get the current useflags. If I have it
correct a green flag means not active on the current install, but 
set to use on a reinstall and yellow the other way around.

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