[Ffmpeg-devel] x264 configure prob: missing -lpthread

Ramiro Polla angustia
Tue Jan 16 22:18:16 CET 2007

Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> Hi,
> On 1/11/07, Axel Naumann <axel-naumann at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I had to patch configure to get x264 to work on a x86_64 debian etch
>> with libx264-dev 0.cvs20061107-0.0. The same seems to be needed in
>> current SVN according to ViewVC. That build of libx264 needs pthread.
>> Here's a dummy-diff because I'm too lazy, but you get the idea :-)
>> < enabled x264    && require x264 x264.h x264_encoder_open -lx264
>> > enabled x264    && require x264 x264.h x264_encoder_open -lx264 
>> -lpthread
> Rejected, pass --enable-pthreads to configure script instead.

This isn't really the best solution. Let's say I want to use w32threads 
for FFmpeg and pthreads for x264 (since now x264 doesn't have native w32 
thread support anymore). We should check if x264 itself needs pthread.

Ramiro Polla

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