[FFmpeg-devel] Slight x265 encoder build bug in OSX + workaround

Hanspeter Niederstrasser niederstrasser at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 04:36:35 CEST 2014

David Favor wrote:

> There's a subtle library path problem building on OSX.
> The library path for x265 is empty, where all other libraries
> have their full path set. This causes a runtime error.
> So...
> David-Favor-iMac> which ffmpeg
> /david-favor-tools/osx-10.9/bin/ffmpeg
> David-Favor-iMac> ffmpeg -codecs | grep 26[45]
> dyld: Library not loaded: libx265.13.dylib
>    Referenced from: /david-favor-tools/osx-10.9/bin/ffmpeg
>    Reason: image not found
> David-Favor-iMac> otool -L /david-favor-tools/osx-10.9/bin/ffmpeg | grep x26[45]
>     libx265.13.dylib (compatibility version 13.0.0, current version 0.8.0)
>     /david-favor-tools/osx-10.9/lib/libx264.142.dylib (compatibility version 0.0.0, current version 0.0.0)

This is not an ffmpeg bug.  Your libx265 library is misbuilt.
Whatever method x265 is using to set -install_name is incorrect (if
it's even being used) and not giving an appropriate path to the
install location of the library.


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