[Slackbuilds-users] ffmpeg and tetex

Daniel Prosser dpross1100 at msn.com
Sat Nov 5 02:32:29 UTC 2016

I'm sorry, that was not supposed to be a reply to the OPTIONAL thread. I
will re-send it as a new message.


On Sat, Nov 05, 2016 at 02:23:13AM +0000, Daniel Prosser wrote:
> Hi,
> I am installing ffmpeg on a clean 14.2 system (well, actually I am
> installing vlc in order to test something, and ffmpeg is a dependency,
> but that's not important). I have tetex installed instead of texlive,
> and I get the following error:
> Could not find texi2html! Please make sure to have tetex or texlive
> installed and that texi2html is in PATH.
> The message is clear enough: the problem is that texi2html is not in the
> PATH. I checked the install log for tetex and found that it is in
> /usr/share/texmf/bin, so I made a symlink for it in /usr/bin. Is this
> situation expected? IMO it is not a great solution, because ideally any
> given package on SBo *should* build properly on a clean system provided
> all the dependencies are present, without having to manually create
> symlinks or modify the PATH. Someone new to Linux and/or Slackware, for
> example, would probably be stuck. At the very least, the README for
> ffmpeg should make it clear how to get around the problem.
> Or am I missing something?
> Dan
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