ffmpeg problems

Samuel Hocevar sam at zoy.org
Wed May 29 20:47:12 CEST 2002

On Wed, May 29, 2002, Rich Birch wrote:

> ./configure --enable-ffmpeg
> I was told libavcodec couldn't be found, so i found it in my ffmpeg 
> source and proceeded to copy it to /usr/lib. Should it not have been put 
> there by 'make install'?.

   No, ffmpeg usually only installs the ffmpeg binaries, not the
libavcodec library. You don't need to copy the source tree to /usr/lib,
you can just leave it anywhere, and remove it when vlc has been compiled
(it links statically).

> make[2]: *** No rule to make target `../../include/avcodec.h', needed by 
> `.dep/ffmpeg.d'.  Stop.

   Removing the vlc/plugins/ffmpeg/.dep/ directory might help.


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