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Old 08-04-2008, 05:16 PM   #1
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Question Does the latest version of ffmpeg not work with ffmpeg-php?

Hey Guys,

Looking for a little help, I've been trying to install ffmpeg-php all day. I've compiled both ffmpeg and ffmpeg-php from source using the directions listed in ffmpeg-php


cd /path/to/ffmpeg
./configure --enable-shared --prefix=/usr
make clean && make
[become root]
make install


1. Build php if not already built or installed by your distro (See the file INSTALL in your php source directory)

2. Unpack the archive

        tar -xjf ffmpeg-php.X.x.x.tbz2 -C /path/to/php_sources/ext/

3. cd into the ffmpeg extension directory

        cd /path/to/php_sources/ext/ffmpeg-php.X.X.X/

4. Run phpize (included with your php install) to build configuration files


5. Configure and build

        ./configure && make

6. Install the shared extension 

        make install (as root)

If everything went as planned, ffmpeg-php is now installed as a shared library. 
You must explicitly load it in your scripts using dl( or if you want 
it available to all scripts by default add to your php.ini 
file which will tell php to load it when starting up.
I keep getting the same error, having to do with ffmpeg, when I am compiling ffmpeg-php:

./ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg-php-svn/ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg_movie.c: In function `PHP_METHOD':
./ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg-php-svn/ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg_movie.c:1457: error: `this_ptr' undeclared (first use in this function)
./ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg-php-svn/ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg_movie.c:1457: error: `return_value' undeclared (first use in this function)
./ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg-php-svn/ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg_movie.c:1457: warning: `return' with no value, in function returning non-void
./ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg-php-svn/ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg_movie.c:1457: warning: `return' with no value, in function returning non-void
./ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg-php-svn/ffmpeg-php/ffmpeg_movie.c:1461: warning: `return' with no value, in function returning non-void
make: *** [ffmpeg_movie.lo] Error 1

Seems like there is an imcompatibility with ffmpeg-php and the latest version of ffmpeg. Is there a work around, do you know of a working combination that will get this job done?

Thanks for any help.


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