multimedia/tvheadend fails under FreeBSD 9.2-stable

Bernhard Fröhlich decke at
Wed Feb 26 08:11:38 UTC 2014

On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 10:28 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen <tingox at> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 1:03 PM, Bernhard Fröhlich <decke at> wrote:
>> Am 15.02.2014 12:13 schrieb "Torfinn Ingolfsen" <tingox at>:
>>> 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?
>> Yes, both should work. It uses libdvbcsa for that.
>> What you loose is transcoding and streaming via the webinterface.
> Thanks.
> I'm not having much luck with the ports (as described on the
> freebsd-multimedia mailinglist).
> I notice that the latest stable tvheadend is 3.4.27, which includes
> "DVB service discovery bugs fixed".
> But I'm guessing (based on the ports Makefile, and that you host the
> distfile) that it will take a bit more than updating the version
> number in the Makefile and doing 'make makesum' to upgrade the port?

No, 3.4.27 is not a viable target. I have worked with upstream on quite a few
FreeBSD patches and pushed them all to their github master branch. This is
why github master builds fine without FreeBSD specific patches. The downside
is that I cannot get github master to find any channels for my DVB-S2 device
so I am still working on it before I will commit it to the tree. You
might still give
it a try and see if it works better for you:

svn co

Bernhard Froehlich

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