[vlc-devel] Compiling the new contribs

Juha Jeronen juha.jeronen at jyu.fi
Thu Feb 9 04:30:58 CET 2012

On 09/02/12 02:36, Rafaël Carré wrote:
> Le 2012-02-08 19:39, Juha Jeronen a écrit :
>> At this point I have a practical question - what is the correct way to
>> compile the new contribs? I'd like to update the wiki about this, since
>> it's not yet documented.
> Depends for which OS.

Ah, right. Linux, as you guessed :)

>> I've already compiled a working VLC 2.1-git successfully, but I suspect
>> the contrib binaries are perhaps not supposed to go right into the
>> source tree so I must be doing something wrong :P
>> What I did was
>> cd contrib/src
>> ../bootstrap
> Since you don't specify a host I assume it's for native linux
> compilation (not cross).

Yes, that was the idea.

>> make ffmpeg x264
> Then you just need a '.' prefix to those targets -> make .ffmpeg .x264
> Or if you have a multicore: make -jN .ffmpeg .x264

I see. Thanks! I'll put this on the wiki.


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