[blfs-dev] ffmpeg-1.2.2 and libvpx-1.2.0

John Burrell john_burrell at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 26 20:01:21 PDT 2013

> John Burrell wrote:
>> The ffmpeg-1.2.2 configure, when applied as per the book, produces:
>> ERROR: libvpx decoder version must be>=0.9.1
>> This is because libvpx installs its headers in /usr/include/vpx with
>> permission 640. Changing them to 644 solves the problem.
>> It would be worth including a chmod at the end of the libvpx instructions.
> I can't confirm that. My vpx include files are all 664 and the
> directory is 755. The log doesn't help because it doesn't give details.
> I just did a quick DESTDIR install to /tmp and the permissions are OK.
> Do you have a restrictive umask for root?
I install as a package user. umask gives 0022 when I've su'd into the package.
Hmm, something is not right on the host though. I've just downloaded a file and it has permission 600.
I don't understand that, not with umask 0022 - that should produce 644.


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