[vlc-devel] Issues building VLC on MacOS X

Andre-John Mas ajmas at sympatico.ca
Tue Aug 11 03:23:37 CEST 2009

On 10-Aug-2009, at 20:49, Andre-John Mas wrote:

> On 9-Aug-2009, at 12:13, Felix Paul Kühne wrote:
>> Hi Andre-John,
>> you seem to run "make VLC-release.app" before running "make"  
>> itself. This is not supported right now (although it could be  
>> easily fixed) and therefore your build lacks libcompat. Just run  
>> "make" and _then_ "make VLC-release.app" as suggested by the wiki  
>> article.
> Hi Felix,
> I am still running into issues. I have posted the complete build  
> output here:
> http://ajmas.dyndns.org/shared/vlcbuild-20090810.txt

Looks like the issue is related to the libtool version.  I tried  
replacing the generated libtool in the vlc-1.0.1 project folder with a  
symbolic link to the version (2.2.6) provided by MacPorts. This  
results in the build taking place, only to fail later at:

/bin/sh ../../../libtool --tag=CC   --mode=link /Developer/usr/bin/ 
llvm-gcc-4.2 -std=gnu99 -isysroot /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.5.sdk - 
mmacosx-version-min=10.5 `top_srcdir="../../.."  
top_builddir="../../.." ../../../vlc-config --cflags plugin  
librtp_plugin.la` -I../../../libs/srtp -I/Users/ajmas/Development/ 
third-party/vlc-1.0.1/./extras/contrib/include -D_INTL_REDIRECT_MACROS  
-DMACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.5 -Wall -Wextra -Wsign-compare -Wundef - 
Wpointer-arith -Wbad-function-cast -Wcast-align -Wwrite-strings - 
Wmissing-prototypes -Wvolatile-register-var -Werror-implicit-function- 
declaration -rpath '/Users/ajmas/Development/third-party/vlc-1.0.1/ 
vlc_install_dir/lib/vlc/access' -avoid-version -module -export-symbol- 
regex ^vlc_entry -shrext .dylib -no-undefined `top_srcdir="../../.."  
top_builddir="../../.." ../../../vlc-config --ldflags plugin  
librtp_plugin.la` -L/opt/local/lib -L/usr/lib -L/usr/local/lib -L/ 
Users/ajmas/Development/third-party/vlc-1.0.1/./extras/contrib/lib - 
Wl,-headerpad_max_install_names -o librtp_plugin.la -rpath /Users/ 
librtp_plugin_la-rtp.lo librtp_plugin_la-input.lo librtp_plugin_la- 
session.lo `top_srcdir="../../.." top_builddir="../../.." ../../../vlc- 
config -libs plugin librtp_plugin.la` ../../../src/ 
libvlccore.la ../../../compat/libcompat.la ../../../libs/srtp/ 
libtool: link: (cd .libs/librtp_plugin.lax/libcompat.a && ar x "/Users/ 
libtool: link: (cd .libs/librtp_plugin.lax/libvlc_srtp.a && ar x "/ 
libtool: link: /usr/bin/gcc-4.0  -o .libs/librtp_plugin.dylib - 
bundle  .libs/librtp_plugin_la-rtp.o .libs/librtp_plugin_la- 
input.o .libs/librtp_plugin_la-session.o   .libs/librtp_plugin.lax/ 
libcompat.a/strndup.o .libs/librtp_plugin.lax/libcompat.a/ 
strnlen.o  .libs/librtp_plugin.lax/libvlc_srtp.a/srtp.o   -L/opt/local/ 
lib -L/usr/lib -L/usr/local/lib -L/Users/ajmas/Development/third-party/ 
vlc-1.0.1/./extras/contrib/lib ../../../src/.libs/libvlccore.dylib - 
L///Users/ajmas/Development/third-party/vlc-1.0.1/extras/contrib/lib - 
lm /opt/local/lib/libgcrypt.dylib /opt/local/lib/libgpg-error.dylib / 
opt/local/lib/libintl.dylib /opt/local/lib/libiconv.dylib -lc - 
lpthread  -isysroot /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.5.sdk -mmacosx-version- 
min=10.5 -march=pentium-m -mtune=prescott -Wl,- 
Undefined symbols:
   "_gcry_cipher_setkey", referenced from:
       _proto_derive in srtp.o
       _srtp_derive in srtp.o
   "_gcry_cipher_setctr", referenced from:
       _ctr_crypt in srtp.o
ld: symbol(s) not found
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[6]: *** [librtp_plugin.la] Error 1
make[5]: *** [all] Error 2
make[4]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[3]: *** [all] Error 2
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make: *** [all] Error 2


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