Mixing MacPorts with regular installations?
ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Jun 15 03:14:43 PDT 2007
On Jun 15, 2007, at 04:56, Dirk van Oosterbosch, IR labs wrote:
> Yesterday I installed MacPorts, and this night I had my pBook
> crunch out some pretty big installation (ffmpeg with a list of
> codecs). I turned to MacPorts because I gave up on installing all
> the video/audio codec libraries my hand.
> I actually want to use PyMedia (which is based upon ffmpeg, and
> which needs all the same codec libraries).
> However, since my python lives in /url/local/bin/python and
> python's package installer easy_install lives in /Library/
> Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/bin/easy_install they do
> not recognize or find the codec libraries installed in /opt/local/bin
> To install ffmpeg I installed this:
> % sudo port install ffmpeg +lame +libogg +vorbis +xvid +x264 +a52
> +faac +faad +dts
> % sudo easy_install PyMedia
> is still saying:
> OGG : not found
> VORBIS : not found
> FAAD : not found
> MP3LAME : not found
> VORBISENC : not found
> ALSA : not found
> How can I mix libraries installed with MacPorts, with normal
> installed packages?
> Or how can I have python / easy_install recognize the libraries in /
Not sure how to install pymedia, having never heard of it. But
presumably you just have to tell pymedia where to find the MacPorts-
installed libraries, which as you know are under /opt/local. Ask the
pymedia folks how to do that.
Once you figure it out, you might want to consider contributing a
portfile for pymedia, so that in the future you (and everyone else
interested in pymedia) can just say "sudo port install pymedia" to
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