I had to make a single file change, there was a symlink in the lib dir
pointing out to somewhere else on the system.
Also if you are getting the error:
./runtime/apps/freevo_python: error while loading shared libraries:
libavcodec.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
Please cvs update (if you have developer ssh access because anon cvs is
now on a 24 hour lag) or add:
setenv ("LD_LIBRARY_PATH", "./runtime/dll", 1);
at line 205 of runapp.c.
The new runtime is:
P.S. - The rest still applies:
Rob Shortt wrote:
> There is another test runtime available and I would be happy if people
> could give it a try and raise any issues with it.
> Most of what is below is still important:
> Rob Shortt wrote:
>> There is a new runtime version available and the sooner we can test it
>> out the sooner we can go ahead and release 1.3.2-pre5. :)
>> For those of you that are feeling adventurous and are using Freevo
>> from CVS you may cvs update and then install this new runtime
>> version. You may find the runtime here:
>> Before you unpack this runtime you should probably backup your
>> existing runtime directory just in case.
>> cd /path/to/freevo
>> mv runtime runtime.orig
>> cvs update -d runtime
> tar jxvf runtime-pre5-test4.tar.bz2
>> This runtime package has runtime/apps,lib,dll,preloads inside and will
>> compliment the runtime directory out of CVS.
>> Be warned that this runtime weighs in at a hefty 18 megs but I think
>> that is a fair price to pay for less problems in the field. Also
>> please note that you must update and recompile runapp because I had to
>> modify it to handle staticly compiled apps.
>> Things to test:
>> -dxr3 support
>> -directfb support
> You may need directfb installed under /usr/local an you may need kernel
>> -alsa support (mplayer)
>> -play dvd, cd, mp3, ogg
> I have seen problems with one DVD where there was a flickering effect on
> the right (~15-20%) side of the screen.
>> -test images
> All my images are labeled as 'unknown' although I don't think that is a
> runtime issue.
>> -test different video file formats. I had mplayer freeze on some of
>> my mpeg1 files but not others for instance. mplayer should also play
>> nuv files from mythtv, and hopefully normal nuv files... if not then I
>> will remove that patch.
>> -someone who already uses it should test timeshifting
>> -test mp1e in runtime/apps. This is compiled with a btaudio patch and
>> also supports v4l2.
>> -test mencoder
> PLEASE test mencoder if you can. :) If it doesn't work in the next
> release we will have many unhappy campers!
>> I don't have a regular v4l or v4l2 device in my Freevo box anymore
>> (using ivtv, woo hoo!!) so testing mencoder is especially important.
>> Also there was a mysterious audio crash in -pre4 and CVS that happened
>> while skipping to the next song which seems to have gone away, please
>> test this also (ok so that would be pretty obvious).
> This audio bug seems to have been eradicated. *yay* :)
>> The runtime contains:
> python 2.2.3 with modules:
>> I have been entertaining thoughs of including xmame but I think it is
>> a bit large and most people who use it usually find their own package
>> I don't think that I have forgotten to mention anything but I may
>> followup later.