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Old 03-14-2011, 04:55 AM   #1
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Cross Compile VLC to arm9

Hello Guys,

Does anyone successfully tried to cross compile VLC 1.1.7 to arm9? Howto document? Step-by-step instructions?

I found this but the howto is incomplete and not updated(??).

Badly needed your help

Thanks in advance!
Old 03-22-2011, 10:48 PM   #2
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I was able to configure it successfully using this config options:

./configure --prefix= --host=arm-linux --target=arm-linux --disable-mad --disable-a52 --disable-libmpeg2 --disable-hal --disable-dbus --disable-dvdnav --disable-libcddb --disable-x11 --disable-glx --disable-xvideo --disable-xinerama --disable-opengl --disable-screen --disable-bonjour --disable-qt4 --disable-skins2 --disable-taglib --disable-freetype --disable-lua --disable-ffmpeg --disable-postproc --disable-swscale --disable-xcb--disable-libgcrypt --disable-remoteosd --enable-run-as-root
but after executing "MAKE" command, im getting this error:

libtool: link: link -dump -symbols .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-mms.o .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-mmsh.o .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-mmstu.o .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-buffer.o .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-asf.o ../../../compat/.libs/libcompat.a | | /usr/bin/sed 's/.* //' | sort | uniq > .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin.exp
../../../libtool: eval: line 964: syntax error near unexpected token `|'
../../../libtool: eval: line 964: `link -dump -symbols .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-mms.o .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-mmsh.o .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-mmstu.o .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-buffer.o .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin_la-asf.o../../../compat/.libs/libcompat.a | | /usr/bin/sed 's/.* //' | sort | uniq > .libs/libaccess_mms_plugin.exp'
make[6]: *** [] Error 1
make[6]: Leaving directory `/home/zzz/vlc-1.1.7/modules/access/mms'
make[5]: *** [all] Error 2
Any idea what causes this error on libtool and how to fix it?

Any help will be deeply appreciated.

thank you and good day!

Old 03-27-2011, 11:26 PM   #3
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You may need to update libtool, but I'm not so sure about that.

It seems you disabled all UI parts (x11, qt4...) . If you just want to run a command line application to play video, it would be easier to simply build ffmpeg. AFAIK vlc is based on ffmpeg.


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