Building gst-plugins-gl on Mac OS X

Andoni Morales ylatuya at
Wed Jul 17 05:40:30 PDT 2013

2013/7/17 4ernov <4ernov at>

> Hello,
> I'm trying to build gst-plugins-gl from current git master on Mac OS X
> (10.7.5), but configure can't find any OpenGL distribution:
> checking X11/Xlib.h usability... yes
> checking X11/Xlib.h presence... yes
> checking for X11/Xlib.h... yes
> checking for glTexImage2D in -lGL... no
> checking for gluSphere in -lGLU... no
> checking for eglGetError in -lEGL... no
> checking for glTexImage2D in -lGLESv2... no
> checking for WAYLAND_EGL... no
> checking for GNUstep... no
> host is i386-apple-darwin11.4.2
> configure: error: Either OpenGL or OpenGL|ES is required
> I think, I should point it out to Apple's OpenGL headers and libraries
> as osxvideosink builds successfully. Did someone try to build it on OS
> X?

I haven't tried to build it, but that's the trick we use in cerbero for the
OpenGL stuff:


> Best regards,
> Alexey Chernov
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Andoni Morales Alastruey

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