[FFmpeg-devel] building ffmpeg for iphone - mini tutorial

Theodore Watson theo
Sun Dec 13 14:08:25 CET 2009

>> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 01:01:44PM +0100, Theodore Watson wrote:
>>> I just wanted to say thanks for all the info posted here on building
>>> ffmpeg for the iphone.
>>> The information was quite spread out though and after a couple of  
>>> days
>>> of searching I didn't find all the information I needed in one  
>>> place.
>>> So I posted a bit of a guide based off of info from this list and  
>>> info
>>> from some other sources.
>>> Hopefully it it useful to someone.
>>> http://www.openframeworks.cc/forum/viewtopic.php?p=16173#p16173
>> The --enable-nonfree line that you suggest is complete bogus.  Why do
>> you recommend it?
> Hi Deigo,
> I don't actually - I spent a ton of time trying different flags to  
> get the library building and so some of them are probably not  
> necessary.
> Looking online it looks like the non-free one might be needed if we  
> want to add aac support. ( which I was trying at one point ).
> Really I know quite little about the proper way to configure ffmpeg  
> - these were just the results that worked for me.
> -------------------------------------
> Theo Watson
> www.theowatson.com
> www.openframeworks.cc
> -------------------------------------

Well I removed it - with no ill effect :)
Had to fix the i386 script too.


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