[CentOS] A quick question about ./configure

Ing. Manuel Lazo malazo at multiaccesorios.com
Fri Sep 28 20:35:41 UTC 2007

Akemi Yagi escribió:
> On 9/28/07, Ing. Manuel Lazo <malazo at multiaccesorios.com> wrote:
>> Akemi Yagi escribió:
>>> If I still remember the original poster's question correctly, he wants
>>> to install mplayer and avidemux2 on CentOS.  As I wrote ages ago,
>>> mplayer can be installed without going through the compiling process.
>>> avidemux2 is more challenging.  I myself need it for our desktop
>>> running CentOS 5 and am still scratching my head.  I will certainly
>>> share it once I get it built successfully.
>>> Akemi
>> Thanks to all for your support. I allready installed mplayer from the
>> repository (dag), but no luck with avidemux. I did compile it under
>> CentOS 4 about a year ago, but no luck with CentOS 5.
> OK, compilation successful.  After having spent so much time trying to
> rebuild from available srpms, I was not going anywhere -- none of the
> srpms tried worked.  Turns out the good old make; make install
> strategy was the way to go.  This is what I did:
> (1) Download the tar file from sourceforge: avidemux_2.4_preview2.tar.gz
> (2) tar xvzf avidemux_2.4_preview2.tar.gz
> (3) cd avidemux_2.4_preview2
> (4) make -f Makefile.dist
>    (If you get an error that says, 'AM_GNU_GETTEXT' not found, yum
> install gettext-devel)
> (5) make
> If no error, install it as root
> (6) make install
>    (Default is to install into /usr/local)
> Good luck,
> Akemi
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so the Install file that is in the tar.gz explaining how to compile, 
insisted about the clasic ./configure, make and make install......was 
not accurated...thanks...

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