[FFmpeg-user] SOLVED: FFmpeg fails to build after upgrading libx264 to version 125

Rodney Baker rodney.baker at iinet.net.au
Tue Aug 14 16:40:35 CEST 2012

On Tue, 14 Aug 2012 05:27:46 Nicolas George wrote:
> L'octidi 28 thermidor, an CCXX, Rodney Baker a écrit :
> > Never mind - I found a rogue copy of x264.h from build 124 hiding in
> > /usr/local/include which was being picked up in preference to the version
> > from build 125 in /usr/include. When I built 124 I must have missed the
> > --prefix parameter for configure. This time it built correctly. :-)
> To avoid that kind of joke and worse, I have taken the habit of not running
> make install as a privileged user: instead, I use "make DESTDIR=/tmp/i
> install" as the build user and then only "cp -r" with privileges.
> Regards,

Thanks for the hint, Nicolas. I'll give that a try. Should only need a small 
mod to my "update_ffmpeg" script that I use locally so I don't have to re-type 
my configure line every time. :-)

Rodney Baker VK5ZTV
rodney.baker at iinet.net.au

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