[FFmpeg-user] Building ffmpeg with vid.stab on Mac OS 10.8 anyone?

Robert Krüger krueger at lesspain.de
Wed May 1 17:24:09 CEST 2013

Hi Moritz,

On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Moritz Barsnick <barsnick at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hi Robert,
> On Wed, May 01, 2013 at 15:34:22 +0200, Robert Krüger wrote:
> > I am trying to build ffmpeg with vid.stab support. I installed vid.stab
> > from git head and then configured ffmpeg from current head with
> >
> > ./configure --enable-gpl --enable-libvidstab
> From my experience on Linux with building and using a "local" (i.e.
> with non-default location) libvidstab, ffmpeg's configure seems to
> desire pkg-config for finding libvidstab. This may or may not be unlike
> with other libraries.
> So please check whether
> a) you have /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig/libvidstab.pc, and
> b) pkg-config by default also searches /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig .
> If b) does not apply, you might want to set the environment variable
> PKG_CONFIG_PATH to point to /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig .
> Oh, another thought: Does ffmpeg search /usr/local? But as I mentioned,
> vid.stab support seems to require pkg-config.
> Just guessing,
> Moritz

and guessing well :-). That was it. The pc file wasn't in
/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig and after creating the directory and manually
adding it, configure and compile went through without problems.

Thanks a lot!


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