[Ffmpeg-devel] Compilation with --enable-theora fails

Måns Rullgård mru
Wed May 11 17:13:14 CEST 2005

castet.matthieu at free.fr writes:

> Hi,
> Selon Keenan Pepper <keenanpepper at gmail.com>:
>> Viktor Kompaneyets wrote:
>> > Is there missing files?
>> > I'd used latest CVS version, but makefile kan't find oggtheora.c in
>> libavcodec
>> I think oggtheora.c is missing simply because nobody's written it yet. I
>> can write it when I have some spare time - it should just be some glue
>> code to interface to libtheora, and also some changes to the ogg demuxer
>> (currently it only recognizes one vorbis stream). For now you'll just
>> have to omit --enable-theora (no idea why the option has been there so
>> long with no actual code).
> No it is already written (search the mailling list), but actually the ogg
> demuxer don't support theora.
> They were patch for the libogg demuxer but they were rejected. Now
> we have ogg2 demuxer, there were a patch that enable theora support,
> but it wasn't applied, and now it don't work anymore with timestamp
> recent change...
> There is also a theora native decoder, and it seem it don't work.
> Well the ogg/theora part seem unmaintained...

It is, just not in a very timely fashion.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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