[Ffmpeg-devel] error to compile ffmpeg

The Wanderer inverseparadox
Tue Nov 8 18:16:47 CET 2005

Carlos Gonz?lez wrote:

> Hi.
> I'm trying to prepare a computer for video streaming using
> ffmpeg2theora and others tools.
> I use this ./configure parameters to compile ffmpeg(cvs) for
> ffmpeg2theora:
> ./configure --disable-encoder --enable-faad --enable-pp --enable-a52 --enable-dts --enable-pthreads --disable-vhook --enable-gpl --enable-libogg --enable-vorbis --enable-theora
> and after start to compile with "make" there is this error (in the
> link process, i think):
> ffserver.o(.text+0x568f): En la funci?n `load_module':
> /home/carlos/build/ffmpeg2theora-0.15/ffmpeg/ffserver.c:3716: undefined reference to `dlopen'

This means that the library file 'libdl.a' is not being found by the
linker. I explained this for someone else last month, with respect to
MPlayer; see
for a copy of that post. (Not all of it will necessarily apply to you,
but the basic three points remain the same.)

       The Wanderer

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