Package Details: mythtv 1:30.0-6

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: mythtv
Description: A Homebrew PVR project
Upstream URL:
Keywords: mythtv
Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: mythplugins-mythvideo, myththemes
Replaces: mythplugins-mythvideo, myththemes
Submitter: Barthalion
Maintainer: Taijian
Last Packager: Taijian
Votes: 27
Popularity: 0.048985
First Submitted: 2018-01-07 17:35
Last Updated: 2019-05-25 12:53

Dependencies (47)

Sources (8)

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Taijian commented on 2019-03-09 11:53

Important Note on AUR packages in general:

For AUR packages, you - as the user installing the package - assume the role that a package maintainer has for regular repo packages.

That means that the responsibility to recompile the package whenever a package B that your package depends on changes. For repo packages, maintainers do this for you and re-release the package with an updated build number (e.g. -1 to -2). AUR mainainers will not do this, because there is no change to the PKGBUILD. You need to recompile locally, whenever this happens.

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keepitsimpleengr commented on 2019-05-25 19:44

@Taijian all four complied successfully ~ thanks for all the good work Congrats on the new home.

Taijian commented on 2019-05-25 13:13

OK, should build - and then also run - again... Sorry for the delay, we just bought a house...

keepitsimpleengr commented on 2019-05-24 14:27

exiv2-0.27 is the current version in repository and is required by gimp-2.10.10 mythtv 1:30.0-5 requires exiv2-0.26 to run

...from my cache: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1647024 May 18 00:03 exiv2-0.27.1-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1647588 Sep 17 2017 exiv2-0.26-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz

mosh5382 commented on 2019-05-23 03:16

I can confirm that bigcajun826 patch worked. I was able to build the package and mythtv is working correctly.

Taijian commented on 2019-05-22 22:13

Thanks everyone for bringing the issue and the (probable) fix up - I'll update this as soon as I'm able, but RL has kinda kept me busy these last few days... Sorry!

bigcajun826 commented on 2019-05-22 19:16

I think this patch will work until a new mythtv 30 bundle is ready:

Shouldn't have to downgrade exiv2 in Arch with this.

UPDATE: Taijian, feel free to pull from my clone here:

keepitsimpleengr commented on 2019-05-22 19:10

Found the problem with archlinux compilations of mythtv Downgraded package exiv2 (0.27.1-1 => 0.26-2)

RuneArch commented on 2019-05-22 08:41

Reverting to exiv2 0.26-2 worked for me, until that Myth commit makes it's way into the AUR package.

boomshalek commented on 2019-05-21 20:21

Compilation has failed me today with an up to date system. Possible culprit could be this commit (maybe it should be reversed):

imagemetadata.cpp: In constructor ‘PictureMetaData::PictureMetaData(const QString&)’: imagemetadata.cpp:315:19: error: ‘Error’ in namespace ‘Exiv2’ does not name a type catch (Exiv2::Error &e) ^~~~~ In file included from /usr/include/qt/QtCore/qcoreapplication.h:43, from /usr/include/qt/QtCore/QCoreApplication:1, from imagemetadata.h:12, from imagemetadata.cpp:1: imagemetadata.cpp:317:74: error: ‘e’ was not declared in this scope LOG(VB_GENERAL, LOG_ERR, LOC + QString("Exiv2 exception %1").arg(e.what())); ^ imagemetadata.cpp:317:9: note: in expansion of macro ‘LOG’ LOG(VB_GENERAL, LOG_ERR, LOC + QString("Exiv2 exception %1").arg(e.what())); ^~~ make[2]: [Makefile:1781: obj/imagemetadata.o] Error 1 make[2]: Leaving directory '/tmp/trizen-chris/mythtv/src/mythtv-30.0/mythtv/libs/libmythmetadata' make[1]: [Makefile:301: sub-libmythmetadata-make_first] Error 2 make[1]: Leaving directory '/tmp/trizen-chris/mythtv/src/mythtv-30.0/mythtv/libs' make: *** [Makefile:68: libs] Error 2 ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build(). Aborting...

ChrisDennis commented on 2019-05-03 20:31

Thanks for your reply, bigcajun826.

Yes, I know about updating AUR packages, these were build-time, not run-time, errors, and I had updated everything else and rebooted.

What has worked for me is git-cloning the mythtv repo from AUR again and running makepkg --cleanbuild --install as you suggested.