Commit 7cd78288 authored by Sam Hocevar's avatar Sam Hocevar
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* ./INSTALL.libmad: removed that file; if one does not know how to build

    and install a library, he'd better not fiddle with VLC.
parent d215f2b3
INSTALL file for libmad, an integer based MPEG 1,2,3 audio decoder library
The mad plugin/builtin of VideoLan Client (vlc) uses an external library called libmad.
Before compiling mad support into vlc the library must be installed first. The following
text will explain howto compile and install libmad and mad plugin/builtin.
Where to find libmad
Libmad can be found at:
and is part of the mad distribution.
Configuring libmad
Goto to the libmad subdirectory and run configure..
A typical way to configure libmad as static library is:
./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-static
A typical way to configure libmad as shared library is:
./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-shared
See `./configure --help' for more information.
Building libmad
Once configured, run `make' to build libmad.
Installing libmad
You can install libmad as root by typing:
make install
Libmad will be installed into the directory used at the configure stage.
In our example this is /usr (libaries will go in /usr/lib/, include files
will go in /usr/include).
Configuring mad plugin
If libmad is installed in /usr (ie. you have /usr/include/mad.h and /usr/lib/libmad.a),
then you just need --enable-mad --with-mad=/usr.
make distclean; ./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-fb --enable-dsp --disable-sdl \
--enable-x11 --disable-xvideo --enable-mad --with-mad=/usr
If sdl source code is installed, then --enable-sdl can also be used.
make distclean; ./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-fb --enable-dsp --disable-sdl \
--enable-x11 --enable-xvideo --enable-mad --with-mad=/usr
Building mad plugin
Once configured, run `make' to build vlc with mad support.
Installing mad
You can install vlc as root by typing:
make install
$Id: README,v 1.13 2002/11/26 15:03:28 sam Exp $
$Id: README,v 1.14 2003/02/01 23:08:48 sam Exp $
README for vlc, the VideoLAN Client
ABOUT-NLS - Notes on the Free Translation Project.
AUTHORS - All the people who worked on vlc.
AUTHORS - Main VLC authors.
COPYING - The GPL license.
ChangeLog - The vlc ChangeLog.
FAQ - Commonly asked questions.
HACKING - Hacking vlc.
INSTALL - Installation instructions.
INSTALL.libmad - Installation instructions for the libmad library.
INSTALL.win32 - Installation instructions for the Win32 version of vlc.
MODULES - Short description of all the available modules.
README - This file.
README.MacOSX.rtf - Information specific to the MacOS X port.
THANKS - All VLC contributors.
doc/ - miscellaneous documentation.
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