[FFmpeg-user] build error

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 00:04:07 EET 2017

2017-12-28 2:01 GMT+01:00 Jim Worrall <coniophora at gmail.com>:
> Thank you Carl Eugen.  It was a completely fresh directory.
> Maybe an electron went awry.
> I wasn’t aware you could run make/gmake on individual files.  When I went
> gmake libavformat/libavformat.version
> It seemed to work:
> GEN     libavutil/libavutil.version
> GEN     libswscale/libswscale.version
> GEN     libswresample/libswresample.version
> GEN     libpostproc/libpostproc.version
> GEN     libavcodec/libavcodec.version
> GEN     libavformat/libavformat.version
> GEN     libavfilter/libavfilter.version
> GEN     libavdevice/libavdevice.version
> gmake: 'libavformat/libavformat.version' is up to date.
> Then I deleted the build directory and started fresh:
> git clone https://git.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git ffmpeg
> Then got in there and repeated the previous ./configure command.
> Then just ‘gmake'.
> Then 'gmake install’
> Everything completed no problem.

And does the following still show an issue?
$ gmake install clean

I suspect this is not often tested...

Carl Eugen

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