[vlc-devel] wiki/UnixCompile

Juha Jeronen juha.jeronen at jyu.fi
Fri Feb 17 14:30:52 CET 2012

Hi all,

Updated, based on input by Rémi and j-b.


Please let me know if it's horribly borked. If not, now the whole page
should be up to date for 2.0.

Also, added


pointing to the generic build troubleshooting instructions at


which were written earlier when there was much compiling trouble :)

Finally, added the corresponding Debian/Ubuntu install example to


which already had a Fedora example (since the rest of the page talks
more about Ubuntu).


On 15/02/12 10:59, Juha Jeronen wrote:
> On 15/02/12 10:39, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 10:45:48AM +0200, Juha Jeronen wrote :
>>> And without any forcing, I assume one gets a reasonably functional VLC?
>> Yep.
> Thanks. I'll update the wiki later today if there are no objections.
> Updated summary:
> - for most users, configure does not require any flags
> - without any flags, one does get a reasonably functional VLC
> - there are some features that must be forced on by configure flags;
> these can be found by searching "default disabled" in ./configure --help
> - libraries that are not in the default prefix AND not in vlc contribs
> must be known to pkg-config
>  -J
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