[GRASS-dev] OSX FFMPEG build instructions available

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Mon Oct 22 14:54:17 EDT 2007

William Kyngesburye wrote:

> I finally got back to FFMPEG on OSX.  It went fairly smooth this  
> time.  I added build instructions to the GRASS OSX readme.  My future  
> OSX builds will now have ffmpeg support, yay!
> Question: what is the minimum needed in the ffmpeg libraries for  
> GRASS?  I'm thinking of disabling codecs and formats that GRASS can't  
> use to reduce the library size (a basic universal build without debug  
> symbols added ~6.5MB to libgrass_ogsf!).  Or can GRASS use any codec  
> available in ffmpeg?

It only uses MPEG-1. There's a compile-time option to use XviD, but
that gives you a "raw" XviD stream (no AVI etc container), which isn't
much use.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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