[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg build fail with libx264

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Aug 6 02:10:25 CEST 2013

James Board <jpboard2 <at> yahoo.com> writes:

>     git clone git:://git.videolan.org/x264.git
>     make

This fails here (and makes it practically impossible 
to help you / answer your question).


> Then I tried to configure ffmpeg
>     ./configure --enable-gpl --enable-libx264

You probably need something like: 
--extra-cflags=-I/usr/local/include --extra-ldflags=-L/usr/local/lib

> and received this error
> ERROR: libx264 must be installed and version must be >= 0.118

Doesn't your distribution offer a newer version?
(And how does this work with MEncoder which uses 
the exact same configure check?)

Carl Eugen

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