pwcbsd patch for mpeg4ip does not like todays x264

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Tue Jun 5 13:52:48 UTC 2007

On Mon, 04 Jun 2007 18:10:12 -0500, Heiko Recktenwald <uzs106 at>  

> Dear Jeremy, I did misunderstood Thomas question. I dont know if it is  
> possible to add the patch to the mpeg4ip port.  I am not the author of  
> that patch and I dont know his licence. Nor do I know whether this is  
> usefull. Never compiled mpeg4ip with this patch without pwcbsd. IMHO  
> there are people who work on video4linux for FreeBSD in general. Maybe  
> it would work with such a general API as well. Dont know exactly what  
> this patch does. It  will do two things: (a) enable the compiling of  
> mp4live, that is usualy disabled, (b)  turn on video4linux 1.0 again,  
> that is still in the source, but  has been replaced by video4linux 2.0  
> for Linux in Ciscos release since mpeg4ip 1.3.

It's why I have asked you if you wrote this patch.

> I am just using mpeg4ip since the beginning, following the project (that  
> has become rather popular on Linux at as a replacement for  
> Apples Quicktime Broadcaster software). All I know is that is possible  
> to run mp4live with multimedia/pwcbsd on FreeBSD. The author of pwcbsd  
> is the author of that patch. He was at least subscribed to multimedia,  
> thats where he announced the port IMHO.The patch sits with other patches  
> for other programs at the URL that is mentioned in the pwcbsd Makefile:

Thanks, I will contact with him.

> If it is usefull to incorporate the patch into mpeg4ip maybe the other  
> patches should be incorporated into those ports as well. The patch could  
> be an option, like esound etc.

I will see after when I contact with the author of patch.

> Best, H.
> How do I apply the diff to the port?  What do I write on the  
> commandline? I'll check it, thanks!

# fetch
# cd /usr/ports/multimedia
# patch -p0 < /path/to/mpeg4ip.diff
# cd mpeg4ip
# find . -type f -empty -delete ; find . -name \*.orig -delete
# make install clean


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