[Ffmpeg-devel] Possible fix for ffmpeg

François Revol revol
Fri Apr 28 11:28:46 CEST 2006

> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > Joe Jared <joejared at oretek.com> writes:
> >>On my own copy I had to modify Line 85 of the makefile for the 
> > > latest
> >>CVS to read:
> >>
> >>$(CC) $(LDFLAGS) -o $@ ffplay.o cmdutils.o $(FFLIBS) $(EXTRALIBS)
> >>$(SDL_LIBS) -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lX11
> >>
> >>This may be a conflict between versions of linux. I'm using a
> >>bastardized version of Fedora 1 with mostly i686 rpms and kernel 
> > > 2.4.32
> > 
> > You added the X related flags, right?  That could be pointing at a
> > problem with your SDL installation.  Check if there are any 
> > updates.
> Had the same trouble with SDL 1.2.8-1 on a Trustix TSL 3.0
> Maybe it should be documented somewhere (if it already is, please 
> point 
> me there).

There is no reason to hardcode any library for SDL:
a) this is platform specific and won't work on other OSes (BeOS, 
Windows,... don't have X11)
b) there is sdl-config --libs to find them, if it doesn't work then 
your installation is broken.


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