[FFmpeg-user] configure error report

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Fri Feb 3 03:59:09 CET 2012

On Wed, 01 Feb 2012 18:52:17 -0500
Forrest Aldrich <forrie at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm working on a process to build ffmpeg from source, using the latest 
> GIT code.
> This is on RHEL 5.7 x86_64:
> ERROR: dirac not found

I know this might be an obvious question, but do you even need Dirac
support? I believe FFmpeg can decode Dirac natively, so I mean Dirac
encoding specifically.

> If you think configure made a mistake, make sure you are using the latest
> version from Git.  If the latest version fails, report the problem to the
> ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org mailing list or IRC #ffmpeg on irc.freenode.net.
> Include the log file "config.log" produced by configure as this will help
> solving the problem.
> I brought down the dirac codec and installed it in a standard location:
> # ls /usr/lib| grep dirac
> libdirac_decoder.a
> libdirac_decoder.la
> libdirac_decoder.so
> libdirac_decoder.so.0
> libdirac_decoder.so.0.1.0
> libdirac_encoder.a
> libdirac_encoder.la
> libdirac_encoder.so
> libdirac_encoder.so.0
> libdirac_encoder.so.0.1.0
> The config.log is attached (config.log.txt).
> I used an RPM spec file as a template to compile on RHEL5.    This may 
> not be correct, tho.

This guide may be useful to you and will probably work for RHEL 5.7
although it does not include any libdirac/libschrödinger specific

Compile FFmpeg on CentOS 6.0

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