[FFmpeg-user] Installing ffmpeg from source, missing libs

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue Oct 16 15:51:26 EEST 2018

Am 16.10.18 um 13:50 schrieb Moritz Barsnick:
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 12:03:51 +0200, paweg wrote:
>> I'm trying to install ffmpeg from source using this guide https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide/Centos. Getting error in configure
>> ERROR: freetype2 not found
>> manually in command line:
>> $pkg-config --exists freetype2 || echo 'no lib'
>> gives me nothing, so it exists. And also:
>> $pkg-config --cflags freetype2 -I/usr/include/freetype2 $rpm -q freetype freetype-2.4.2-7.fc14.x86_64 freetype-2.4.2-7.fc14.i686
>> It seems like the configure script doesn't pass this pkg-config --exists command.
> It should. It calls:
> $ test_cmd $pkg_config --exists --print-errors $pkg_version || return

fc14 = Fedora 14

current is Fedora 28 with freetype-2.8-10.fc28.x86_64 and F14 is from
2010 - frankly didn't the OP find a more ancient environment when using
a distribution with new releases every 6 months?

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