Avifile problem

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Dec 25 09:33:03 PST 2004

On Sat, 2004-12-25 at 07:30 -0600, Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm testing the newest version of transcode (0.6.14) and ran into an
> issue with the newest version of Avifile (0.7.41). Apparently, the
> avifile.pc pkgconfig file is written out incorrectly. Avifile's include
> directory is now /usr/include/avifile-0.7, but the pkgconfig file says
> it is /usr/include/avifile. Of course, upsteam will have to fix this issue,
> but in the meantime, packages that use the .pc file to find out Avifile
> info will not build successfully. Transcode is the first one I've found
> that fails finding Avifile. Configure aborts at this point as well.
> I modified the avifile.pc file to point to the correct include directory
> and transcode finds Avifile fine, but I'm looking for suggestions on how
> to fix the issue until a new version of Avifile is released.
> Probably best is to sed the .pc file before running "make install" in
> the Avifile instructions.

That'd be the way I'd like to see it done.

-- DJ Lucas

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