[FFmpeg-user] Building tips for dual x264 (8-bit/10-bit) and building ffmpeg against these (dual ffmpeg bins)

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 00:09:40 EEST 2017

2017-10-03 21:21 GMT+02:00 Douglas Marsh <ffmpeg at dx9s.net>:
> On 2017-10-03 11:08, Douglas Marsh wrote:

> Downloaded the deb source and noticed, they already build a
> 10-bit version of everything x264 related:
> *** Contents:
> ./usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/x264-10bit/libx264.so.148
> ./usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libx264.so.148
> [...]
> so I guess the real question is how to compile ffmpeg with
> alternate library for libx264.so.148 in the said directory...

Either use pkg-config or pass (--extra-cflags and) --extra-ldflags
to configure so it can find the intended installation.
(I don't know if there is an extra header, so ldflags may be

Carl Eugen

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