[FFmpeg-user] a problem while installing ffmpeg from SHELL

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Mon Sep 8 17:08:14 CEST 2014

Le duodi 22 fructidor, an CCXXII, Moritz Barsnick a écrit :
> This is OT, but that's a bad idea. It is totally sufficient - actually
> important, if you ask me - to build everything as non-root, and use
> your root priviledges only for "make install" (if actually needed).
> Make /opt/ffmpeg writable by the user calling thre script, and
> everything should be fine.

I second that. Another method, the one I use:

./configure --prefix=/opt/ffmpeg-XXX
make DESTDIR=/tmp/i install

And then only root privileges to "cp -r" from /tmp/i/opt to /opt.


  Nicolas George
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