[linux-dvb] recompiling mplayer and include files

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Sat Jul 9 21:43:38 CEST 2005

Jim Jowski wrote:

> Nico Sabbi wrote:
>> Jim Jowski wrote:
>>> I was recompiling 'mplayer' and when the messages from './configure' 
>>> scrolled past, I noticed this one:
>>> "Checking for DVB ... no (specify path to DVB/ost/include with 
>>> --with-dvbincdir=DIR)"
>>> With a vanilla 2.6.12 kernel and the CVS, there's no 
>>> 'DVB/ost/include' directory to what do you recommend I substitute 
>>> for 'DIR'?  Do I really need to substitute anything for 'DIR'?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Jim
>> the DVB item refers to the old drivers, that most likely you will 
>> never use.
>> Check for DVB_HEAD instead
> Nope, "locate '_HEAD' " and " locate '_head' " came up empty.  Are 
> these supposed to be the drivers that allow controlling of the DVB-S 
> card like dst, and dvb_bt8xx?
> Jim


In configure.log you can find the reason why DVB_HEAD wasn't compiled in.
Post the relative section if you need help

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