[vlc-devel] No more static theora library provided in latest libtheora packages leads to a vlc link error

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at nxtelevision.com
Fri Dec 21 23:10:52 CET 2007

On Fri, Dec 21, 07 at 22:44 +0100, Gilles Sabourin wrote:
> This evening I have updated my configurations with latest 1.0beta2 libtheora 
> packages from packman repository for openSUSE 10.2 /10.3
> Manfred Tremel from packman project has not provided static library part for 
> theora.
> Hence both vlc-0.8.6d and vlc-0.9 does not link. I tried --disable-theora 
> option, but libtool still stops on this error :
> /bin/sh ../../libtool --tag=CC --mode=link gcc -Wsign-compare -Wall -pipe -o 
> libaccess_output_shout_plugin.so 
> libaccess_output_shout_plugin.a -L/usr/lib64 -shared -lpthread -fpic -fPIC -lshout -lvorbis -lm -ltheora -logg -u 
> vlc_entry__0_8_6
> libtool: link: cannot find the library `/usr/lib64/libtheora.la' or unhandled 
> argument `/usr/lib64/libtheora.la'

The .la is not the static part but the libtool thingy. And i'm quite
surprise that libtool doesn't allow you to link with the .so directly.


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