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AUR (en) - freeguide

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Package Details: freeguide 0.11.1-2

Git Clone URL: https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/freeguide.git (read-only)
Package Base: freeguide
Description: A free TV guide program written in Java
Upstream URL: http://freeguide-tv.sourceforge.net
Licenses: GPL2
Submitter: None
Maintainer: khampf
Last Packager: khampf
Votes: 19
Popularity: 0.001865
First Submitted: 2005-09-26 01:28
Last Updated: 2015-07-01 14:04

Latest Comments

weedfreak commented on 2015-01-16 08:58

FreeGuide version 0.11.1 has been released, and is available for
download from:


weedfreak commented on 2015-01-15 13:55

Refuses to d/l new programmes since recent update.

Error message
Running command: tv_grab_uk_rt --quiet --config-file "/home/weedfreak/.freeguide/xmltv-configs/uk_rt.conf"
http://xmltv.radiotimes.com/xmltv/2062.dat: Can't locate List/AllUtils.pm in @INC (you may need to install the List::AllUtils module) (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl /usr/share/perl5/site_perl /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib/perl5/core_perl /usr/share/perl5/core_perl .) at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/DateTime/TimeZone/OlsonDB/Observance.pm line 10.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/DateTime/TimeZone/OlsonDB/Observance.pm line 10.
Compilation failed in require at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/DateTime/TimeZone/OlsonDB/Zone.pm line 9.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/DateTime/TimeZone/OlsonDB/Zone.pm line 9.
Compilation failed in require at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/DateTime/TimeZone/OlsonDB.pm line 9.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/DateTime/TimeZone/OlsonDB.pm line 9.
Compilation failed in require at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/DateTime/TimeZone/Europe/London.pm line 16.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/DateTime/TimeZone/Europe/London.pm line 16.
Compilation failed in require at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/Module/Runtime.pm line 317.
Error executing grabber: XML document structures must start and end within the same entity.
Result code = 2

khampf commented on 2012-04-17 13:21

Managed to fix the apache-ant problem too, not using absolute paths but checking enviroment instead. New PKGBUILD uploaded.

khampf commented on 2012-04-17 13:08

Build-dependencies fixed (apache-ant and java-environment) and also call of ant using absolute path makes relogin unneeded. The right way to do this would be to check if ant isn't found and trying to load /etc/profile.d/apache-ant.sh if that's the case but that'll have to wait for later, it should work for now.

Peace4all commented on 2011-04-07 11:46

In addition to the ant error (I had to install apache-ant, and relog),I had the following error:

/tmp/yaourt-tmp-****/aur-freeguide/src/freeguide-0.11/build.xml:67: Unable to find a javac compiler;
com.sun.tools.javac.Main is not on the classpath.
Perhaps JAVA_HOME does not point to the JDK.
It is currently set to "/opt/java/jre"

so I installed:

sudo pacman -S jdk

Probably obvious, but I still hope this helps someone.

dema commented on 2010-11-11 16:27

After installing apache-ant you'd have to either relogin or exec ". /etc/profile.d/apache-ant.sh" in current shell to add necessary variables.

cemsbr commented on 2010-05-02 23:02

I didn't see the makedepends. PKGBUILD is ok.

cemsbr commented on 2010-05-02 22:55

apache-ant must be added to dependencies. Sputnick can use "pacman -S --asdeps apache-ant" while PKGBUILD is not updated.

td123 commented on 2010-05-02 22:54

I think this is a problem with your package manager because http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PKGBUILD says that it belongs in the makedepends array.
Also, apache-ant is already in the makedepends.
I just tried compiling it, and the package builds fine.

sputnick commented on 2010-05-02 22:42

The build fails, you should probably add ant to make_depends array :
$ LC_ALL=C packer -S freeguide

Aur Targets (1): freeguide

Proceed with installation? [Y/n] Y
Edit freeguide PKGBUILD with $EDITOR? [Y/n] n
==> Making package: freeguide 0.10.12-1 x86_64 (Mon May 3 00:39:05 CEST 2010)
==> Checking Runtime Dependencies...
==> Checking Buildtime Dependencies...
==> Retrieving Sources...
-> Found freeguide-0.10.12.tar.gz in build dir
==> Validating source files with md5sums...
freeguide-0.10.12.tar.gz ... Passed
==> Extracting Sources...
-> Extracting freeguide-0.10.12.tar.gz with bsdtar
==> Removing existing pkg/ directory...
==> Entering fakeroot environment...
==> Starting build()...
/tmp/packerbuild-1000/freeguide/freeguide/PKGBUILD: line 20: ant: command not found
==> ERROR: Build Failed.
The build failed.