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

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Tue Oct 16 17:05:04 EEST 2018

On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 14:51:26 +0200, Reindl Harald wrote:
> 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?

Very true. OTOH, ffmpeg successfully supports quite a host of old
library versions (often incl. fallbacks for pre-pkgconfig and such). I
can successfully build ffmpeg against freetype-2.3.7.


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