[FFmpeg-user] Building Error on FreeBSD

James Darnley james.darnley at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 11:21:25 CET 2011

On 2011-12-02 05:07, Robert Curtis wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I am trying to build ffmpeg on FreeBSD, but the ./configure script is
> hitting this error:
> NotDeadMath (ffmpeg) > ./configure
> --prefix=/u2/webprim3/fwdir/process/ffmpeg/
> yasm not found, use --disable-yasm for a crippled build
> Certainly yasm is on this machine:
> NotDeadMath (ffmpeg) > yasm -h
> usage: yasm [option]* file

You are quite right that yasm is installed, but it is so old that it 
does not understand the instruction being tested.  You have 0.5, you 
need to install a much newer one.  I'm not sure what FFmpeg needs, but 
x264 requires 1.0 or later

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