Building libquicktime on Mac OSX

Hey everyone,

just because it took me the whole day to find out. I wanted to build mjpegtools + ffmpeg via darwin ports on Snow Lepard. But the building process always stopped. Darwin Port was not able to build libquicktime on my System.

After a while I found out, that this is the important part:

ld: library not found for -lXaw
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[3]: *** [lqtplay] Error 1
make[3]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs….
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make: *** [all] Error 2

and this Post http://lists.macosforge.org/pipermail/macports-tickets/2009-March/025787.html took me in the right direction. You need to do:

sudo port install xorg-libXaw

before the rest e.g. sudo port install ffmpeg / sudo port install mjpegtools / sudo port install libquicktime.

This seems to be a missing dependency in the portfile of libquicktime.

Hope this saves you some time.

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