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Old 09-24-2004, 10:45 PM   #1
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Installing w32codec RPM

I'm running Fedora Core 2, and I'm trying to get Xine and/or mplayer to play .wmv files. With this end in mind, I downloaded the RPM w32codec-1.0-3.i386.rpm. However, when I try to install this RPM, I get the error:

error: Failed dependencies:
rpm-build-tools is needed by w32codec-1.0-3

I've tried Googling for this rpm-build-tools RPM, but I can't find it anywhere.

Does anybody know what I need to do to get this w32codec RPM installed?
Old 09-24-2004, 11:01 PM   #2
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hi there

just see that ui have rpm-build installed

[root@gaurav root]# rpm -qa|grep rpm-build
[root@gaurav root]#

Old 09-24-2004, 11:06 PM   #3
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Hmm... I apparently have it...

# rpm -qa|grep rpm-build

But trying "rpm -i w32codec-1.0-3.i386.rpm" still gives an error...
Old 09-25-2004, 12:18 AM   #4
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When you install it with YaST, just ignore the dependencies, and make sure that you install a version of xine. I had the same problem on SuSE and mine works great.

The w32codec can be found at:




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