FFMpeg and FreeBSD
keramida at freebsd.org
Fri Jun 28 16:46:19 UTC 2013
On Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:25:19 +0930, Shane Ambler <FreeBSD at ShaneWare.Biz> wrote:
> On 27/06/2013 09:57, Simon wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> Does anyone use the latest FFMpeg version 1.2 and FreeBSD?
>> How did you compile it? did you run into any issues?
>> The FFMpeg port is 6+ months behind and I feel like I'm the only one who uses
>> this which would be very odd given everything uses video nowadays.
> You need to look a little closer. We have three versions available in
> ports -
> multimedia/ffmpeg which is at 0.7.15
> multimedia/ffmpeg1 which is at 1.2.1 - updated 2 days ago
> multimedia/ffmpeg-devel which is an svn snapshot at 2012.10.13
> You will find a lot of ports are still configured to use 0.7.15.
> The main catch is the ports are designed to co-exist so ffmpeg1 has the
> trailing 1 added to all the lib/cli names.
> I have had no problems using ffmpeg1 with my version of blender for
> several months now. It has a cmake option for lib names and then I
> added include/ffmpeg1 to C/CXXFLAGS and lib/ffmpeg1 to LDFLAGS.
This should probably be in the multimedi chapter of the Handbook or the
FAQ, or in the UPDATING file of the ports. Would you mind if I copied
parts of the text and added them to e.g the FAQ?
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