[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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