[rtmpdump] Compiling rtmpdump on Windows (MinGW)

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Mon Mar 22 14:03:25 CET 2010

PLTK wrote:
> On 3/16/10, PLTK<pnixte at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I tried (successfully) to compile rtmpdump on Windows using MinGW and these
>> are my comments for anyone that tries the same thing.
> For newer versions of the code (SVN repository), the current Makefile does not
> work for building on Windows system reporting "The system cannot find the path
> specified". It has to do something with the lines 50-53 and more specifically,
> something that has to do with the "cd" command.
> For users on Windows, cd manually to the "librtmp" directory, "make" and then
> cd back. Edit the Makefile to make the changes mentioned in the previous
> message of the thread AS WELL AS comment out the lines between 50-53
> (regarding FORCE). After that, "make mingw" and enjoy!

Sounds like you're building using the Windows CMD shell. I build using MSYS, 
works fine there.

> PS 1: In the site the current windows build reports "403 Forbidden".

bummer. will be fixed soon...

> PS 2: Also there is a small typo in the "help" message (missing ":"
> after rtmp) in line:
> --rtmp|-r url           URL (e.g. rtmp//host[:port]/path)

Thanks, fixed.

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