Motion - Support Question 2008x 02x 13x 034551

undefined file_protocol error

Question

Hello. I am a newbie to the world of linux, and i have never compiled and installed a program like this before....so, please bear with me. smile I have installed zenwalk for a home server and (hopefully) motion as well. I also believe i have installed the prereqs for motion: ffmpeg and mysql. However, i am getting a 'undefined file_protocol' error and sizof short int error when i run the configure command. I think i have everything....any pointers?

## --------- ##
## Platform. ##
## --------- ##

hostname = pinnacle
uname -m = i686
uname -r = 2.6.23.12
uname -s = Linux
uname -v = #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Dec 19 14:34:44 CET 2007

/usr/bin/uname -p = Pentium III (Coppermine)
/bin/uname -X     = unknown

/bin/arch              = i686
/usr/bin/arch -k       = unknown
/usr/convex/getsysinfo = unknown
/usr/bin/hostinfo      = unknown
/bin/machine           = unknown
/usr/bin/oslevel       = unknown
/bin/universe          = unknown

PATH: /usr/local/sbin
PATH: /usr/sbin
PATH: /sbin
PATH: /usr/local/bin
PATH: /usr/bin
PATH: /bin
PATH: /usr/games/bin


## ----------- ##
## Core tests. ##
## ----------- ##

configure:1744: checking for Darwin
configure:1749: result: no
configure:1751: checking for *BSD
configure:1756: result: no
configure:1839: checking for gcc
configure:1855: found /usr/bin/gcc
configure:1866: result: gcc
configure:2104: checking for C compiler version
configure:2111: gcc --version >&5
gcc (GCC) 4.1.2
Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

configure:2114: $? = 0
configure:2121: gcc -v >&5
Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc/i486-slackware-linux/4.1.2/specs
Target: i486-slackware-linux
Configured with: ../gcc-4.1.2/configure --prefix=/usr --enable-shared --enable-languages=ada,c,c++,fortran,java,objc --enable-threads=posix --enable-__cxa_atexit --disable-checking --with-gnu-ld --verbose --with-arch=i486 --target=i486-slackware-linux --host=i486-slackware-linux
Thread model: posix

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Errors:

root[motion-3.2.9]# cat config.log | grep error
conftest.c:8:28: error: ac_nonexistent.h: No such file or directory
conftest.c:8:28: error: ac_nonexistent.h: No such file or directory
conftest.c:5: error: 'file_protocol' undeclared (first use in this function)
conftest.c:5: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
conftest.c:5: error: for each function it appears in.)
|   return ferror (f) || fclose (f) != 0;
configure:5708: error: cannot compute sizeof (short int)
root[motion-3.2.9]# 

Environment

Motion version: 3.2.9
ffmpeg version: cant tell
Libraries: ffmpeg, mysql
Server OS: Zenwalk

-- ChipR - 13 Feb 2008

Follow Up

Please , try to attach complete output from:

./configure

That file_procotol undefined is because you are using a ffmpeg that won't work with 3.2.9 you will have to upgrade to 3.2.10, look

here :

http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/BugReport2008x01x27x155414

-- AngelCarpintero - 16 Feb 2008

Answer

Not an motion issue but ffmpeg version used to link with motion.

-- AngelCarpintero - 07 May 2008
Topic revision: r3 - 07 May 2008, AngelCarpintero
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