[Libav-user] libavcodec documentation and usage

James Board jpboard2 at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 16 22:04:42 CEST 2013

>On date Tuesday 2013-07-16 09:11:53 -0700, James Board encoded:
>> I'd like to write a C or C++ program which uses libavcodec to retrieve
>> individual frames of an AVI file.  I can't find much documentation on
>> the WWW.  But there are examples in the ffmpeg source distribution.  I tried
>> to compile them, but that failed because there is no file: channel_layout.h.
>> Any ideas how I can get the xamples in ffmpeg source to compile?
>You need updated headers and pkg-config installed in your system. Also
>read the README file for further instructions.

Thanks for your reply, but in this case, it isn't true.  The pkg-config is
okay.  But there  is no file named 'channel_layout.h' in my system.
The other header files are in the example programs don't produce any
So is 'channel_layout.h'  obsolete?  Or did my ffmpeg build not compile
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