Bug 459584 - Totem is built without TV-out option enabled.
Totem is built without TV-out option enabled.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: totem (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bastien Nocera
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Reported: 2008-08-20 08:47 EDT by Tony Arie Kolev
Modified: 2008-08-20 10:22 EDT (History)
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Description Tony Arie Kolev 2008-08-20 08:47:47 EDT
Description of problem:
Totem is built without TV-out option enabled.
After review of gnome's bugzilla reports a developer redirects users to distributor.  
Additionally he suppose to build binary with --enable-nvtv option.
I followed the advise and found that even when option enabled, still no TV-out is operational.
when building the package configuration script checks for NVTV and did not found it.
I searched Fedora repository for nvtv packages - no one exists.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
totem-2.23.2-5.fc9
totem-2.23.2-5.fc9.src

How reproducible:
Binary package do not have the option enabled.
When building from source package.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -Uvh Downloads/totem-2.23.2-5.fc9.src.rpm
2. cd /root/rpmbuild
3. vi SPECS/totem.spec (change --disable-nvtv to --enable-nvtv)
4. rpmbuild -bb SPECS/totem.spec
  
Actual results:
TV-out options are non operational (disabled in grey)

Expected results:
TV-out options are enabled and operational.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2008-08-20 09:45:42 EDT
You need to install nvtv's development packages before recompiling.
Comment 2 Tony Arie Kolev 2008-08-20 10:02:41 EDT
Ok, that is a problem - no nvtv packages found on Fedora's site!
Comment 3 Bastien Nocera 2008-08-20 10:15:53 EDT
I'm afraid I can't do much about that. As far as I know, nvtv doesn't work with newer cards, and is mostly obsoleted by newer TVs having digital inputs.

If you have an older card, and a TV without a digital input, you might want to contribute to Fedora, and get the library packaged and uploaded:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/nv-tv-out/

These are the instructions for packagers wanting to join in:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Join

I'd advise you to test that it works with your setup first though...
Comment 4 Tony Arie Kolev 2008-08-20 10:22:25 EDT
Thanks.
Best regards.

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