[FFmpeg-user] Where does ffmpeg oonfigure looking for libraries?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Aug 1 15:43:29 CEST 2014

Hervé Pellan <rvp_lan-at-yahoo.fr <at> ffmpeg.org> writes:

> When I start "./configure", almost all options like 
> "--enable-gnutls" "--enable-libass" "--enable-libx264" 
> etc, failed with "error: <xxxx> not found".
> But all packages and libraries concerning these 
> options are installed and present in the system:
> /usr/lib64/libgnutls.so.26

Are your header files installed in /usr/include?
If yes, this indicates a broken toolchain, if 
not it is really not the fault of FFmpeg.

> I've tried to refine generic options of configure like
> "--libdir=/usr/lib64" "--arch=x86_64", but it doesn't 
> change anything...

Please remove them, they are not doing what 
you think they do!

Carl Eugen

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