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i downloaded mplayer and ffmpeg i succsefully complied them and got them into folders but the ./configure make and make install isnt working its something to do with the gcc how can i get it to install i have gcc 3.4.3 thank you for any help you can give
big/little test failed
Install prefix /usr/local
Source path /home/death/Desktop/Downloads/ffmpeg-0.4.9-pre1
C compiler gcc
CPU x86 (generic)
Big Endian no
broken inttypes.h yes
MMX enabled yes
Vector Builtins no
gprof enabled no
zlib enabled no
mp3lame enabled no
vorbis enabled no
faad enabled no
faadbin enabled no
faac enabled no
a52 support no
a52 dlopened no
pp support no
debug symbols yes
shared pp no
Video hooking no
SDL support no
risky / patent encumbered codecs yes
Sun medialib support no
pthreads support no
AMR-NB float support no
AMR-NB fixed support no
AMR-WB float support no
Creating config.mak and config.h
config.h is unchanged
that is what i get when i do the ./configure command to ffmpeg
Detected operating system: Linux
Detected host architecture: i386
Checking for cc version ... not found
Checking for gcc version ... not found
Checking for gcc-3.4 version ... not found
Checking for gcc-3.3 version ... not found
Checking for gcc-3.2 version ... not found
Checking for gcc-3.1 version ... not found
Checking for gcc3 version ... not found
Checking for gcc-3.0 version ... not found
Checking for cc version ... not found
*** Please downgrade/upgrade C compiler to version gcc-2.95.x or gcc-3.x! ***
You are not using a supported compiler. We do not have the time to make sure
everything works with compilers other than the ones we use. Use either the
same compiler as we do, or use --disable-gcc-checking but DO *NOT* REPORT BUGS
unless you can reproduce them after recompiling with a 2.95.x or 3.x version!
Note for gcc 2.96 users: Some versions of this compiler are known to miscompile
mplayer and lame (which is used for mencoder). If you get compile errors,
first upgrade to the latest 2.96 release (minimum 2.96-85) and try again.
If the problem still exists, try with gcc 3.x (or 2.95.x) *BEFORE* reporting
GCC 2.96 IS NOT AND WILL NOT BE SUPPORTED BY US !
*** For details please read DOCS/HTML/en/users-vs-dev.html ***
Error: Bad gcc version
Check "configure.log" if you do not understand why it failed
that is what i get when i do the ./configure command to mplayer
well then, you do NOT have gcc installed after all... all the error messages that said exactly that were correct... install it.
alternatively if you're on a distribution that supports it (--- please fil in your profile), install apt4rpm (or use the orignial apt on ubuntu / debian) to download the prebuilt packages for you automatically, that way you won't need to compile stuff and the installation of programs will be very simple, which is what you'd prefer i assume... especiailly with a nice visual front end like synaptic.
ok but i want to learn how to do it rather then takeing the easy way out id rather try and fail 100 times trying to install somehting then take the easy way out cause you wont leanr how to do it and when you actualy need to install something you wont know
ok, suse 9.2. in yast there's probably an option to install "development packages" or something... that'll dump all the relevant packages from the cd into your system, and you'll be off compiling all over the place.