[FFmpeg-user] Static compile with embeded 3rd party libraries.

Tim Nicholson tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk
Fri Aug 26 12:47:58 CEST 2011

On 26/08/11 11:01, Thomas Worth wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 2:25 AM, James Darnley<james.darnley at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 26/08/2011, Tim Nicholson<tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk>  wrote:
>>> On 25/08/11 19:01, James Darnley wrote:
>>>> Do you have a static libfaac?
>>> According to yast, yes!
>>> libfaac-devel - Header files and static library for the faac library
>>> /usr/include/faac.h
>>> /usr/include/faaccfg.h
>>> /usr/lib64/libfaac.so
>> You might want to check that.  I thought static libs were usually *.a
>> and shared ones *.so.
> "so" means "shared object" as far as I know. That's a shared lib.
> Static is .a, as James pointed out.

Ahh. I'm more of a dynamic language man myself, C(++) not really my 
thing, so I'm still get used to the intricacies of compiler/linking etc.

So I will need to build all the third party includes statically first 
then, as the distro only includes the shared.so and C headers....

> FYI, on Mac OS X shared libs have a .dylib extension.

Useful info...

Thanks for all this.


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