[vlc-devel] I'm facing two problems when building recent VLC nightly snapshots

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Fri Mar 22 07:20:57 CET 2013

Le 22/03/2013 02:52, Xavion a écrit :
> Sorry, I assumed other people would have reported these issues by now.
> The first (Lua compiler) problem results in the following output:
> checking for LUA... yes
>> checking for luac... /usr/bin/luac
>> configure: error: You need 32-bits luac when using using lua from contrib.
> I got around it by installing the
> "lib32-lua<https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/lib32-lua/>"
> package and sending "LUAC=luac32" to "./configure".

That's expected and the rationale is given in the error message.

Why using contrib and not system lua though?

> The second (missing Libav) problem results in the following output:
> In file included from ../codec/avcodec/avcommon.h:37:0,
>>                  from avio.c:36:
>> ../codec/avcodec/avcommon_compat.h:118:5: error: redeclaration of
>> enumerator ‘AV_CODEC_ID_NONE’
> ...
> I got around it by sending "--disable-avcodec" to "./configure".

ffmpeg version?

> Are these the best available workarounds?  When will you guys be fixing
> these issues?

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