VLC on Freerunner / OM2008.8

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Mon Sep 1 22:11:56 CEST 2008

On Monday 01 September 2008, Nishit Dave wrote:
> Hi,
> I think this has been asked before, but has anybody tried porting VLC [1]
> to the FR / OM200x? The VLC website [2] says there is a Zaurus port
> available for an older version with a different ARM processor, so it could
> be possible to have one for armv4t.  The packages are .ipk.  By the way,
> what sort of system requirements would it have?
> [1] http://www.videolan.org
> [2] http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-zaurus.html

It's available in OpenEmbedded. I just tried building it with mokomakefile:
	make build-package-vlc-gpe
The dependencies build, but vlc-gpe fails during configure when testing the 
compiler. This may be an easy thing to fix for someone who knows their way 
around OE and autoconf.

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