multimedia/tvheadend fails under FreeBSD 9.2-stable

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at
Sat Feb 15 11:13:25 UTC 2014

Thanks for working on this - much appreciated!

On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 9:00 AM, Bernhard Fröhlich <decke at> wrote:
> Well I'm a bit pissed now because wg@ has broken the port [1] but in such
> a way that I didn't notice it up to now. He has changed the dependency
> from ffmpeg1 to ffmpeg and removed the configure checks which cannot
> work because ffmpeg does not compile with ffmpeg 2.x. Since he has
> also removed ffmpeg1 I don't see a chance how to fix it unless I feel brave
> enough to bring back ffmpeg1 or add support for ffmpeg 2.x to tvheadend.
> Both seems unrealistic to me right now so I had to remove the FFMPEG
> option in the port and the dependency to ffmpeg completely and disable
> libav to ensure that it doesn't try to use an installed ffmpeg 2.x.
> So this is the situation right now in and it should
> build fine but you loose all the functionality that requires libav.

Updated to latest ports, which got me tvheadend installed.
I'm not sure what "all the functionality that requires libav"
includes, so let me ask this way:
- will / should DVB-C devices (via webcamd) work even without libav?
- will CSA / cwc work even without libav?

Torfinn Ingolfsen

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