Mplayer not built with iconv

Stefan Ehmann shoesoft at
Wed Sep 3 13:12:42 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 03 September 2008 13:28:00 Henry Hu wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just recompiled mplayer, and I found that iconv support is missing.
> The reason is that it cannot find iconv.h, since /usr/local/include is
> not in the include paths.
> I've found USE_ICONV=yes in Makefile.shared. But that just adds a
> LIB_DEPENDS. The missing of iconv leads to missing of freetype, and ass/ssa
> subtitles. So I think that /usr/local/include should be added to the
> include paths at least when freetype is enabled. But I used to have
> freetype enabled in mplayer. I don't know what has changed.

This has already been reported on this list some days ago. 

Take a look at the "Mplayer not built with iconv" thread and

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