[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg build - how build finds indevs

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Mar 26 09:48:01 CEST 2012

Da Rock <ffmpeg-user <at> herveybayaustralia.com.au> writes:

> I'm trying to get video4linux working in ffmpeg port on FreeBSD. I'm not 
> getting many answers there, so I thought I'd enquire here.

> In the configure script there is a disable indevs, but no enable.

They are auto-detected if they are available.

> What ritual do I have to perform to get this to work?

Search for "check_header linux/videodev2.h" in config.log, 
the following lines should explain why the device is not 

Carl Eugen

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