[ubuntu-mythtv] XvMC gone

Eloy Paris peloy at chapus.net
Sun Dec 12 18:09:50 GMT 2010

Hi Mario,

On 12/07/2010 01:44 PM, Mario Limonciello wrote:

> The crash reports we were seeing were actually from users of the newer
> NVIDIA drivers exclusively.  Given how prevalent NVIDIA hardware is now
> for MythTV users, that's why this turned into such a problem.

Indeed; NVIDIA hardware is a must if your frontend can't decode HD in 


> Just today i've finished verifying the reworked autobuilds that center
> around git.  Autobuilds now wraps around a build script that's included
> upstream at https://github.com/MythTV/packaging.  So you have a few
> options now.
> 1) You can manually run that build script every so often to spit out debs
> 2) Cron just that build script
> 3) Cron a modified autobuilds that only builds for your specific distro
> version and only the fixes checkout.  If you do this, you'll want to
> modify autobuilds to spit out debs rather than source files, which
> should be a fairly minor change:
> #sed s/build-dsc.sh/build-debs.sh/ <http://build-dsc.sh/build-debs.sh/>
> build-mythtv.sh -i
> I've updated the documentation we have about how to implement autobuilds
> locally at the developer's cheatsheet:
> http://mythbuntu.org/wiki/developer-cheatsheet#Building
> That should hopefully get you running again.  Any changes you make to
> the bzr packaging or git source locally should automatically rebase when
> the script is called.

Great; thanks for all the info. Should all this work without any 
problems on a chroot?


Eloy Paris.-

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