[gst-devel] gst-ffmpeg prereleases
Ronald S. Bultje
rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net
Sat Oct 9 09:22:12 CEST 2004
On Tue, 2004-10-05 at 17:39, Darren Blaser wrote:
> 1) First the basic directory structure... I ended up with was
> /home/username/source/ with three subdirectories which included source
> for core, plugins and ffmpeg separately. That is as expected I assume
> even though everything is nested down one more layer than it would be
> for a normal build from cvs. This is the expected directory structure
> for the source right? Or should everything be untarred to the same dir
> so it mirrors a cvs build more closely?
No, this is fine.
> 2) When you run gst-register against the built source where does it put
> the resulting config file? More specifically should it overwrite the one
> used by the existing rpm installation or does it create a parallel
> config somewhere?
It puts part in your homedir and part in the sourcedir. So yes, it
conflicts with your RPM install. Unfortunately.
> 3) I've heard a bit of general chatter about issues with the last core
> pre release. Should I try the last released core tarball instead of the
> latest pre release core before filing a bug report?
For bug reports, try to use latest CVS or latest (pre)releases of
Ronald S. Bultje <rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net>
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