[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu PPA Zesty Builds

Peter Bennett cats22 at comcast.net
Tue Sep 19 15:19:38 UTC 2017

On 09/19/2017 10:29 AM, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> On 19/09/17 15:26, Peter Bennett wrote:
>> 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.
> Correct, as per the comment just above the `disable gallery` line in my
> patch above "OpenGL is only used for mythgallery and must not be
> OpenGLES!"
> So hopefully that patch will cause gallery to be disabled if opengles
> is found, rather than the required opengl, even if --enable-mythgallery
> is specified on the configure line.
Oh OK, I did not read your email carefully enough. I will give this a try.

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