[Slackbuilds-users] FFmpeg update

John Vogel jvogel4 at stny.rr.com
Wed Jun 3 00:56:19 UTC 2015

On Tue, 2 Jun 2015 20:50:56 -0400
John Vogel <jvogel4 at stny.rr.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:24:31 +0100
> David Spencer <baildon.research at googlemail.com> wrote:
> --snip
> > multimedia/vlc -- big problem. vlc-2.1.6 refuses to build with the new
> > version of ffmpeg ("configure: error: libavcodec versions 56 and later
> > are not supported yet"). vlc-2.2.1 accepts the new version of ffmpeg
> > but needs newer versions of cairo, libdvdread and taglib than are in
> > Slackware 14.1. There was a prior thread about vlc-2.2.1 on this
> > mailing list.
> --snip
> This is strange. I double checked my build and the only change I
> made besides modifying vlc's version to 2.2.1 was to disable the
> freerdp patches. vlc built fine and runs well, if a bit slowly in
> the vm I'm running it on right now. This is on 14.1 with only
> official updates and SBo packages. Any SBo packages modified have
> been annotated at my github repo mentioned earlier in the thread.
> I tried to be careful not to modify anything that didn't need it
> and also to document the changes when they seemed needed.
> Cheers,
> John

My mistake... I should have double checked the logs. I see it now.
It builds, but without the those three libraries David has pointed
out. I apologize for any confusion.

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