[PD-dev] libmpeg3 on fedora

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri Dec 5 22:05:41 CET 2008

On Dec 5, 2008, at 7:58 AM, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:

> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> My guess is that these errors are mostly likely caused by the fact
>> that Fedora puts the libmpeg3 headers in a different place:
>> pd at debian-stable-i386:~$ grep mpeg3_close /usr/include/*.h
>> /usr/include/libmpeg3.h:int mpeg3_close(mpeg3_t *file);
>> root at fedora9-i386.idmi.poly.edu:~ > grep mpeg3_close /usr/include/ 
>> */*.h
>> /usr/include/mpeg3/libmpeg3.h:int mpeg3_close(mpeg3_t *file);
> well, the joys of multiple distros...
> i suggest that either the distro or the upstream maintainers create a
> pkg-config for libmpeg3.
> this would be used automatically by Gem's build system.
> alternatively it should be possible to use:
> % PKG_MPEG3_CFLAGS="-I/usr/include/mpeg3" ./configure
> to add specific cflags manually.

Such a suggestion sounds a like a good idea.  I take your response to  
mean that you are not going to support Fedora as it is?  That is a  
common arrangement for headers in Fedora, this is not the only  
package setup like that.


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