compiling vlc for Strongarm and Qtopia?

Christophe Massiot massiot at
Fri Jul 19 10:47:07 CEST 2002

Christian Kohl <s355784 at>:

> for 3) I compiled mad but when I did make install it installed it in 
> the correct directory 
> but not as a .so file but only as a .la and .a . I thought it had to 
> be .so file??

.a file is great.

> for 4) When I tried to compile vlc, I am sort of stuck because I am 
> not sure what configure options to use.
> The ones I am currently using are as follows:
> CC=arm-linux-gcc ./configure --disable-dvd --enable-release --
> prefix=/opt/Qtopia/ --disable-gtk --enable-fb --enable-sdl --disable-
> xvideo --disable-plugins --disable-dvd --disable-dvdread --disable-
> dummy --disable-x11 --enable-mad --with-mad=/opt/Qtopia/ arm-linux

Why --disable-dummy ?

> I have tested in the qvfb but it then opened the video output not in 
> the buffer but in normal window.

You mean, you tested it on your PC ? How can your run ARM code on your
x86 processor ? Which plug-in did it use for X11 video output, you
didn't compile any !

> /opt/Qtopia//lib/ could not read symbols: Invalid operation
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make: *** [vlc] Error 1

Are you sure this is an ARM binary ? (`file /opt/Qtopia/lib/`)

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