[vlc-devel] Re: [ANN] VLC 0.6.0 -Problem under RH7.3

Eric Petit titer at videolan.org
Tue Jun 24 03:42:00 CEST 2003

On Tue, Jun 24, 2003, Simon wrote:
> Thanks for the quick response, but I am confused here. We had version
> VLC0.5.3 which I was able to compile and link without problem. If it is a
> third party add-on library, I presume nothing has changed, hence with
> logical conclusion I assume that it should compile with the new release
> (unless I am missing something). But your script now looks for version
> higher than 0.3.2.

 Indeed, VLC 0.6.0 now uses libmpeg2 to decode MPEG2 content (while it
used its own decoder in 0.5.3 and previous releases).

> By the way, I cannot find the libmpeg2 library - the only distribution I can
> find from http://libmpeg2.sf.net/ site is an application mpeg2dec
> application which has the library embedded into it.

 mpeg2dec developers == libmpeg2 developers. mpeg2dec is quite a sample
application to show how to use libmpeg2 in another application (ok, it
is a bit more than a sample app, but you see what I mean...)

Eric Petit <titer at videolan.org>
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