Originally Posted by jefro
Post the instructions.
INSTALL file for the VLC media player
More extensive information for *nix, Windows and Mac OS X users can be
found here: http://wiki.videolan.org/Compile_VLC
People installing VLC for Windows from source MUST read:
If you retrieved VLC from the git server and do not have yet a "configure"
script, please run:
A typical way to configure VLC is:
See `./configure --help' for more information.
If you intend to debug stuff, you may want to compile with debugging
make distclean ; ./configure --enable-debug
We recommend using GCC to build VLC, though some people reported success
with the Intel C compiler (version 8) as well. GCC version 3.3 or higher is
required. On older systems (e.g. FreeBSD 4.x), please select a more recent
version manually by setting the CC and CXX environment variables
appropriately while running the ./configure shell script.
Once configured, run `make' to build VLC.
Installing and running VLC
You can install the VLC and its plugins by typing:
But you don't need to install it if you don't want to; VLC can be launched
from the current directory as well:
To build a Debian package, you need to get the packaging info
git clone git://git.debian.org/pkg-multimedia/vlc.git debian