[vlc-devel] Re: Questions on building using pre-compiled contribs package on Cygwin

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at nxtelevision.com
Sun Nov 12 19:03:52 CET 2006

On Sun, Nov 12, 06 at 10:46 -0500, Mark Moriarty wrote:
> A couple of oddities that I've run into, using the following startup:
> checking for libmpeg2.a in
> /home/mfm/vlc-trunk/./extras/contrib/src/mpeg2dec.../home/mfm/vlc-trunk/extr
> as/contrib/src/mpeg2dec/libmpeg2/.libs/libmpeg2.a 
>                 Do I need some kind of --with-mpeg2-path statement to tell
> it to use usr/win32?
> configure: checking for mpcdec/mpcdec.h... yes 
> configure: WARNING: only static linking is available, you must provide a
> gme-tree 
>                What, pray tell, is a gme-tree?  Do I need one? 
> checking for libgoom2.a in /home/mfm/vlc-trunk/./extras/contrib/src/goom...
> /hom
> e/mfm/vlc-trunk/extras/contrib/src/goom/src/.libs/libgoom2.a
>                Another case of why-is-it-going-to-extras/contrib?

Configure detect that you have libs in extra-contribs and use them in

Use --without-contrib to force him to use the one in /usr/win32

> checking for wx-config... /usr/win32/bin/wx-config
> checking if $CXX accepts -fpermissive... yes
>   Warning: No config found to match: /usr/win32/bin/wx-config --unicode
>            in /usr/win32/lib/wx/config
>   If you require this configuration, please install the desired
>   library build.  If this is part of an automated configuration
>   test and no other errors occur, you may safely ignore it.
>   You may use wx-config --list to see all configs available in
>   the default prefix.
>              Is the pre-compiled contribs wxwidgets not correct?  
That's normal. we have there is no clean way to ask if the build is
unicode or not. so we do wx-config --unicode and if it fails we know we
are in ANSI mode.


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