[MPlayer-users] Encoding with XviD

Jonas Jermann jjermann at gmx.net
Tue Mar 12 19:36:01 CET 2002

On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 06:26:57PM +0100, Ralph Slooten wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi there all,
> I am just wondering what exactly is required when wanting to encode a 
> DivX file with XviD? Yes I have read the FM, but still have some questions.
> If I compile and install just the XviD file, copy the libcore.a to (for 
> example) /usr/lib, and link to it with the 
> --with-xvidcore=/usr/lib/libcore.a MPlayer detects it, however I get
> Checking for XviD/DivX4linux/DivX5linux/OpenDivX decore ... OpenDivX
> Checking for XviD/DivX4linux encore (for mencoder) ... no
> The ONLY way I have gotten this to compile correctly with the encore 
> being "detected" is by copying the decore.h and encore2.h from 
> divx4linux into the /usr/lib directory. It then detects and works giving

You mean into /usr/local/include?

> Checking for XviD/DivX4linux/DivX5linux/OpenDivX decore ... XviD (with 
> /usr/lib/libcore.a)
> Checking for XviD/DivX4linux encore (for mencoder) ... XviD (with 
> /usr/lib/libcore.a)
> What am I missing here? Could someone please tell me exactly what's 
> needed to get the XviD to compile into MPlayer, or is this the 
> "official" way?

I think so... But it should be mentioned in the docs.

Just want to help...


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