[FFmpeg-devel] check Libraries before compiling!?

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Tue Nov 20 10:46:41 CET 2007

Ramon Hackbarth wrote:
> Hello Developers,
> yesterday I compiled ffmpeg with AAC decoders, everything worked
> fine I thought, but AAC decoders didn't work even they were
> compiled and - I thought - also working. It was the newest FAAD
> Library which depends on a newer libc6 version, which wasn't
> installed. I installed a newer libc6 version (and libfaad 2.6), but
> afterwards I had some problems and reinstalled the old version of
> libc6, but I left libfaad 2.6 (which doesn't work without newest
> libc6).

Basically you are saying that you botched your system setup (easy if you
mix&match binaries from randomly packaged repositories)

> Is it maybe possible to include a function which checks also if the
> library is working and not just if it's existing?

In short no, covering every case is impossible.



Luca Barbato

Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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