MythTV port committed (was: Possible FreeBSD port?)

Michael Johnson ahze at
Fri Dec 22 15:16:15 PST 2006

On 12/20/06, Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at> wrote:
> On Wednesday, 20 December 2006 at  7:29:45 +0100, Hans Nieser wrote:
> > Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> >>
> >> Yes, I have just about finished porting MythTV, based on the good
> >> work by Stacey Son.  The main issue I have at the moment is getting
> >> it to configure cleanly.  I suppose I could commit first and fix
> >> those details later, but I'd rather not.
> >
> > I would definitely be interested in getting MythTV to run on my
> > FreeBSD box! Now that usleepless has enabled me to use my WinTV
> > PVR150 (thanks for that!) with his modified 250 driver, I'm trying
> > to turn it into a media-center. I've been toying with Elisa but it
> > was a pain to compile and isn't really stable yet (but it is still
> > early in development so that was to be expected).
> I've now committed the port to the Ports Collection
> (/usr/ports/multimedia/mythtv).  The installation is no better than
> what MythTV provides (i.e. you're on your own for configuration), and
> I want to fix that, but it should work as it is.  On the other hand,
> Stephen reports problems with dependencies, so I haven't connected it
> to the build.  Please try it out and contact me with any problems you
> may have.
> Greg
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I sent the same email a yesterday in private, I'm guessing you might not
have gotten it... but the following line needs to be in RUN_DEPENDS and
probably not even needed in BUILD_DEPENDS.



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