SRT support build on Debian Buster. Nothing available yet. Cerbero fails to configure for source install.

Daniel Rossi electroteque at
Sat Jul 13 11:46:14 UTC 2019

Hi , of all the packages I've built in my time, this one has to be the 
most broken one I have seen so far and the most complicated to get 
installed and working properly. It has been a failure in Debian, Ubuntu, 
Amazon Linux AMI etc.

Ive been trying for days to get a gstreamer package with SRT support 
working. It was completely missing from the bad plugins package.

According to this post, I was able to rebuild just the bad plugins 
repository with libsrt, in Ubutu server. But in Debian Buster , it 
complained about missing a plugins base package verson which was 

This led me to attempting to rebuild the whole thing from sources. I 
need this tool for testing SRT streaming functionality, and its taken a 
few days to get to this point. The Windows binary crashes when trying to 
turn the receiver into SRT server mode (For testing Wowza SRT Push 

My target environment will be a receiver on Raspberry PI. But I am 
trying to get it built within the PI Desktop VMware for now.

On attempting to setup cerbero according to the docs. In Debian Buster, 
configure fails. Any help would be good, so i can move on confirming UDP 
NAT issues with SRT.

checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether the C compiler works... no
configure: error: in 
configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details

***** Error running 'bootstrap' command:
Recipe 'm4' failed at the build step 'configure'
Fatal Error: Running ['sh', '-c', './configure --prefix 
/home/pi/Downloads/cerbero/build/build-tools --libdir 
/home/pi/Downloads/cerbero/build/build-tools/lib --with-pic  
--disable-maintainer-mode  --disable-silent-rules  --disable-gtk-doc  
--disable-introspection    --disable-gcc-warnings  --with-pic  
--disable-maintainer-mode  --disable-silent-rules  --disable-gtk-doc  
--disable-introspection    --disable-gcc-warnings '], returncode 77

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