[Slackbuilds-users] Audacity vs. ffmpeg

King Beowulf kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 22:17:19 UTC 2012

On 10/05/2012 05:01 AM, Niki Kovacs wrote:
> Le 05/10/2012 11:52, Petar Petrov a écrit :
>>   you followed this?
>> Make sure to run this script in a real root shell ("su -") and that you
>> have either tetex or texlive installed.
> This is not a question of root shell vs. tetex installed. This is a) a 
> basic requirement and b) a build dependency for ffmpeg, which builds 
> just fine here.
> The problem here is building Audacity with the --with-ffmpeg option, 
> which fails at the moment.
> Cheers,
> Niki

Same here. As mentioned in the release notes:

(Linux) Audacity does not currently compile against very recent FFmpeg 
(0.10 or later are known to be affected)

So yep, '--with-ffmpeg'  is broken atm.  Surfing the various forums 
indicate compiling with anything above ffmpeg 9.x is a crap shoot.


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