[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu PPA Zesty Builds

Peter Bennett cats22 at comcast.net
Tue Sep 19 14:26:13 UTC 2017

On 09/19/2017 06:52 AM, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> On 19/09/17 11:20, Roger Siddons wrote:
>>> Looks like mythgallery was never ported to support OpenGLES
>>> If it hasn't been merged into the main code (I can't rememeber if
>>> it has or not), then it either needs porting to OpenGLES or
>>> configure changes to auto disable mythgallery if OpenGL = OpenGLES
>> Theoretically MythGallery was obsoleted by
>> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Gallery
>> But it's on life support if it still builds and causes no grief (as a
>> backup and for those who don't like the new one).
>> There's been little feedback on the new one: it's either perfect or
>> no-one is using it...
>> The only feature MythGallery adds is (dodgy) support for RAW format
>> images. I did have a patch/ideas a long time ago but there was little
>> interest.
>> Unless someone wants to port it to OpenGLES, disabling it where
>> necessary or by default wouldn't be a problem IMO.
> Anyone with an rpi handy that can patch the plugins configure
> with the following patch, then run with --enable-mythgallery
> and see if gallery ends up disabled?
> Regards
> Stuart
> ---------------------------------------------------------
> diff --git a/mythplugins/configure b/mythplugins/configure
> index 9ba22c8..6491c4c 100755
> --- a/mythplugins/configure
> +++ b/mythplugins/configure
> @@ -602,6 +602,7 @@ fi
>   # OpenGL is only used for mythgallery and must not be OpenGL ES!
>   if enabled opengl && test "$OPENGLES" = "HAVE_GLES2_GL2_H=yes"; then
>       disable opengl
> +    disable gallery
>   fi
>   #Test if fftw_lib3 is available
> ----------------------------------------------------------

I think mythgallery will not work on Raspberry Pi because it uses 
OpenGL. MythTV OpenGL on raspberry pi is broken except for the limited 
use case of OpenGL ES for the OSD.


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