gst-ffmpeg on ARM Linux: GNU assembler not found, install/update gas-preprocessor

Anton Pryima zingfrid at
Fri May 12 11:12:09 UTC 2017

Hello Gottfried.

Please, look carefully on toolchains you're using. Are you building on RPi
or you're using another platform for this?
If you're using RPi, check that you have *as with your toolchains.

Best regards,

On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 12:05 PM, Gottfried Haider <
gottfried.haider at> wrote:

> I've been trying to compile the latest GStreamer for the Raspberry Pi
> running Raspbian (Debian).
> When I try to build gst-ffmpeg, it fails with the message:
> GNU assembler not found, install/update gas-preprocessor
> I've downloaded file [1] and put it in my $PATH,
> with the executable flag set. The "test" target in the Makefile also
> succeeds with no errors. Still, the initial error message remains when
> trying to build gst-ffmpeg.
> Any hints?
> (I've successfully built different previous versions (e.g. 1.10.1) of
> gst-ffmpeg without this dependency on the same setup.)
> Thanks
> Gottfried
> [1]
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