[blfs-dev] libartsc.so

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 21:02:33 PDT 2012


Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Building a new system creates new challenges.  I built mplayer and
> almost all the dependencies in the book. Trying to run it gives:
>
> mplayer: error while loading shared libraries: libartsc.so.0: cannot
> open shared object file: No such file or directory
>
> I didn't realize that we didn't even have arts in the book any more.
>
> Tracing this down, I found a reference to libartsc in SDL and the
> mplayer binary.  The options there:
>
> SDL
>   --enable-arts    support the Analog Real Time Synthesizer
>                    [default=yes]
>
> mplayer
>   --disable-arts   disable aRts audio output [autodetect]
>
>
> Rebuilding SDL and mplayer with --disable-arts allowed mplayer to work.

This may have been my problem.  I had KDE_PREFIX=/opt/kde pointing to an 
old kde3 installation.  I've removed both the environment variable and 
the link to kde3.

   -- Bruce



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