[vlc-devel] dpkg-buildpackage using vlc-nightlies fails on hardy x86

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at chewa.net
Mon May 26 20:13:18 CEST 2008

> I posted an issue about a debian package of vlc-0.9x on videolan forums.

The nightkies for debian and ubuntu are broken anyway since we renamed
libvlc to libvlccore in GIT. I'll fix that one day when i find time

> To resolve all dependencies I entered the vlc-nightlies repository into
> my /etc/apt/sources.list:
> deb http://nightlies.videolan.org/build/hardy-i386/arch ./
Shouldn't be needed
> Unfortunately, this failed giving me the following error message:
> # Check that we did not install a plugin linked with libX11 in vlc-nox
> BORKED=no; \
>    for file in $(find debian/vlc-nox/usr/lib/vlc -name '*.so'); do \
>      if ldd $file | grep -q libX11; then \
>        BORKED=yes; \
>        echo $file depends on libX11; \
>      fi; \
>    done; \
>    if test "$BORKED" = yes; then exit 1; fi
> debian/vlc-nox/usr/lib/vlc/codec/libffmpeg_plugin.so depends on libX11
> make: *** [install] Fehler 1
Looks like ubuntu ffmpeg has been linked to X11. So you need to move
libffmpeg_plugin.so from vlc-nox.install to vlc.install


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