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Old 11-30-2003, 09:03 AM   #1
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libvorbis wont compile

Im having trouble installing libvorbis. After installing libogg i type ./configure in the libvorbis src directory and it says Ogg is required. This is the last 3 lines before it exits:

checking for Ogg... yes
checking for oggpack_writealign... no
configure: error: Ogg >= 1.0 required !

can someone help me? Im running slackware 8.1
Old 12-01-2003, 03:12 AM   #2
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IIRC Slackware is an RPM based distribution. Look for the libvorbis RPM on the CDs that came with your distro. If you cannot find them, see the following sites to download the RPMs

Only when you cannot find them, try compiling them

Old 12-01-2003, 06:47 AM   #3
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slackware is not an rpm based distro
Old 08-17-2004, 04:46 AM   #4
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Maybe this will help others with a similar problem

I ran into the same problem, turns out I had the old oggutils package installed with old ogglibs that were being found first. I pkgtooled them out, and updated the ldconfig and now it's working just fine



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