[vlc-devel] Re: Compile error when trying to compile VLC on fedora 5

Glen Gray glen at lincor.com
Thu May 3 09:38:04 CEST 2007

Ensure you have the Mesa GLU package installed, something like

[root at gobo ~]# rpm -qa | grep GL

Or disable the opengel stuff via configure if you don't want it.

ying lcs wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to compile  vlc-0.8.6b on Fedora 5.
> I have run './configure' successfully, but when i try to 'make', I get
> this error:
> Can you please tell me how to fix it?
> /bin/sh ../../libtool --mode=link gcc -Wsign-compare -Wall
> -I/home/scheung/video/vlc-0.8.6b/./extras/contrib/include -pipe
> -L/home/scheung/video/vlc-0.8.6b/./extras/contrib/lib -o
> libopengl_plugin.so libopengl_plugin.a -L/usr/local/lib -shared
> -lpthread -fpic -fPIC -lGL -lGLU -u vlc_entry__0_8_6
> gcc -Wsign-compare -Wall
> -I/home/scheung/video/vlc-0.8.6b/./extras/contrib/include -pipe -o
> libopengl_plugin.so -shared -fpic -fPIC -u vlc_entry__0_8_6
> -L/home/scheung/video/vlc-0.8.6b/./extras/contrib/lib
> libopengl_plugin.a -L/usr/local/lib -lpthread -lGL -lGLU
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lGLU
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[4]: *** [libopengl_plugin.so] Error 1

Glen Gray <glen at lincor.com>              Digital Depot, Thomas Street
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