problem building gstreamer-plugins-ffmpeg

Tilman Sauerbeck tilman at
Thu Dec 21 16:12:02 UTC 2006

Theo Kanter [2006-12-21 15:40]:
> Matt,

You should contact the _maintainer_ of that port, which isn't Matt, but
Danny Rawlins. Take a close look at the Pkgfile :)

> I checked with a colleague who has the same problem building 
> gstreamer-plugins-ffmpeg -- see below; and who found the cause & a 
> workaround. An inspection of config.log created with pkgmk -kw revealed 
> "/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11". Thus we retried with 
> 'LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/X11R6/lib pkgmk' which was successful. Therefore I 
> added a line with 'export LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/X11R6/lib pkgmk' to 

LDFLAGS=-L/usr/X11R6/lib ./configure ...

seems like a nicer workaround :P


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