Fabian Greffrath wrote:
as far as I understand build the missing codices should be build as
Yes, it *should* work as described (I tried it once and it worked) but
I cannot stress enough that rebuilding an unstripped ffmpeg from the
Debian sources is totally unsupported in Debian Lenny (and will stay
so in future releases, BTW).
I tried the method as described by hjsalchow but found that whilst it
produced some deb files for me they too had the codecs stripped out. The
debian rules script is crafted to remove the codecs even if you use
I managed to recompile with the mpeg2 encoder enabled by editing
debian/rules to stop it stripping out the codecs from the original
source. I describe what I did in more detail here:
I'm sure there must be a more elegant way to do this but it worked for
me. Hope this helps those who need mpeg2 and don't want to use packages
from unstable on their system.
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