[Ffmpeg-devel] Problem linking in dts with shared version - should link dts_pic instead of dts.

Aaron Williams aaronw
Sun Oct 29 22:19:00 CET 2006

Ismail Donmez wrote:
> 29 Eki 2006 Paz 23:10 tarihinde, Aaron Williams ?unlar? yazm??t?: 
>> Problem linking with --enable-shared
>> When compiling the shared version of ffmpeg I get an error when it tries
>> to link libavcodec.so.  It's trying to link in dts (-ldts) when it
>> should link in dts_pic in this case (-ldts_pic).
> That looks amd64 and distro spesific :
> [~]> ls -1 /usr/lib/libdts.*
> /usr/lib/libdts.la
> /usr/lib/libdts.so
> /usr/lib/libdts.so.0
> /usr/lib/libdts.so.0.0.0
> I guess its linking to libdts.a instead of libdts_pic.a ?
> /ismail

Yes.  It should link to libdts_pic.a.  Also, from what I understand,
there's no longer a performance penalty in X86_64 for PIC code.  When
compiling libdts (latest SVN) it only generates libdts.a and libdts_pic.a.


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