How to get mkvtoolnix to work?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Sep 24 01:20:18 PDT 2012

On Sep 24, 2012, at 03:05, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 12:52 PM, Rainer Müller wrote:
>> On 2012-09-19 11:37, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> Go back to mkvtoolnix 5.0.1; that should work. Newer versions require
>>> not only that mkvtoolnix be built with gcc46 or newer, but also that
>>> boost and icu are also built with that same compiler; the latter is
>>> something we don't have in MacPorts right now.
>> Why don't we revert the port back to version 5.0.1 which was working?
>> I don't see much use in leaving the port in a broken state.
> I would vote for that as well.

I would love to fix it so that we can build the current version; I don't really want us to be stuck on 5.0.1 forever.

They are distributing a precompiled binary of the latest version for Mac, which even includes a GUI. I'd love to figure out how they're building that, so that we can replicate it in the port.

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