Package Details: me-tv-bzr 1.4.0-60

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Package Base: me-tv-bzr
Description: A digital television (DVB) viewer for GNOME.
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Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: me-tv
Provides: me-tv-bzr
Submitter: ente
Maintainer: AwesomeHaircut
Last Packager: AwesomeHaircut
Votes: 5
Popularity: 0.004205
First Submitted: 2015-09-10 10:58
Last Updated: 2018-05-19 14:46

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foggybrain commented on 2018-09-12 13:15

I'm using an up to date arch kde system and I found the video locked up frequently on channel change. I remedied this by changing Line 44 in /me-tv/client/ in the source code to vlc_argv[i++] = "--file-caching=3000"; and rebuilding.

Channel changing takes a bit longer now but there are no more video lock ups.

AwesomeHaircut commented on 2018-05-19 14:43

It sure does. Updated! :-) (let me know if you want to be a co-mantainer, cmtaz, or takeover. I use kaffeine now)

cmtaz commented on 2018-05-18 22:00

Adding these two lines inbetween line 28 and 31 of PKGBUILD should get it to build:

cd "${srcdir}/me-tv/server"

sed -i 's/abs(transponder.frontend_parameters.frequency/abs((int)transponder.frontend_parameters.frequency/g'

JPB_9876 commented on 2018-04-01 00:24

Thanks for the response. Will you be able to upload the updated package please? Thanks again; cheers!

AwesomeHaircut commented on 2018-03-29 15:02

Sure, I recently compiled and face the same issue. I fixed it but ended up not using it so totally forgot to update the package. I use kaffeine but maybe I just didn't give this enough of a chance. Thanks for the Bitcoin but I'll pass. Thank you very much I appreciate the sentiment.

JPB_9876 commented on 2018-03-29 09:53


The build now fails to complete for some reason.

As this is my wife's favorite TV viewer, I'd be happy to shout you a beer if you could look at it please. Just send me your BTC address. :-)

Here's the last few lines of the output; I'm happy to provide more if needed, thanks. (And sorry about the formatting!)

John Bayley

In file included from /usr/include/c++/7.3.1/cstdlib:77:0, from /usr/include/c++/7.3.1/stdlib.h:36, from /usr/include/glib-2.0/glib/gutils.h:306, from /usr/include/glib-2.0/glib/gthread.h:34, from /usr/include/glib-2.0/glib/gasyncqueue.h:32, from /usr/include/glib-2.0/glib.h:32, from /usr/include/glibmm-2.4/glibmm/thread.h:38, from /usr/include/glibmm-2.4/glibmm.h:88, from /usr/include/giomm-2.4/giomm.h:22, from dvb_frontend.h:28, from /usr/include/c++/7.3.1/bits/std_abs.h:56:3: note: candidate: long int std::abs(long int) abs(long i) { return builtin_labs(i); } ^~~ /usr/include/c++/7.3.1/bits/std_abs.h:61:3: note: candidate: long long int std::abs(long long int) abs(long long x) { return builtin_llabs (x); } ^~~ /usr/include/c++/7.3.1/bits/std_abs.h:70:3: note: candidate: constexpr double std::abs(double) abs(double x) ^~~ /usr/include/c++/7.3.1/bits/std_abs.h:74:3: note: candidate: constexpr float std::abs(float) abs(float x) ^~~ /usr/include/c++/7.3.1/bits/std_abs.h:78:3: note: candidate: constexpr long double std::abs(long double) abs(long double x) ^~~ /usr/include/c++/7.3.1/bits/std_abs.h:84:3: note: candidate: constexpr int128 std::abs(int128) abs(GLIBCXX_TYPE_INT_N_0 x) { return x >= 0 ? x : -x; } ^~~ /usr/include/c++/7.3.1/bits/std_abs.h:102:3: note: candidate: constexpr float128 std::abs(float128) abs(float128 x) ^~~ make[2]: [Makefile:526: dvb_frontend.o] Error 1 make[2]: Leaving directory '/tmp/pamac-build-user/me-tv-bzr/src/me-tv/server' make[1]: [Makefile:580: all-recursive] Error 1 make[1]: Leaving directory '/tmp/pamac-build-user/me-tv-bzr/src/me-tv' make: *** [Makefile:415: all] Error 2

boettger commented on 2017-08-13 16:09

libxml++2.6 is also required to install this package.

drws commented on 2016-04-17 21:02

The build is failing for me recently with many errors.

rexct commented on 2015-11-18 04:11

Need to modify PKGBUILD to support C++11 standard or may confront compiling error.

Modify line 34 in PKGBUILD as follows:
./configure CXXFLAGS="$CXXFLAGS -std=c++11 -D__KERNEL_STRICT_NAMES" --prefix=/usr

ente commented on 2015-10-21 15:26

I've compared both versions. Major difference: 1.4+ uses VLC (default) or GStreamer (0.10) engine while the 1.3 uses Xine. With this the pic quality of the 1.4 is better while the 1.3 allows to search for channels. Recording +/- minutes ahead of EPG data is possible with both versions.

To me there is no reason to downgrade to 1.3. 1.4 works slightly better... That is why I won't create a package for the 1.3 myself.