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trouble building pymedia from CVS; latest setup.py not checked in?

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 16:28:23 -0500
To: dborisov@indashpc.org
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-Id: <1117488503.19175.45.camel@localhost>

Hi... sorry to mail you directly;
I created an account and tried to post a reply in
this thread
but I'm losing for some reason.

I've got some video files that I'm trying to make sense of.

I started playing with pymedia, but I don't think I've got
it built right.

Browsing CVS, I see lots of:

"11 days  jbors  Restructuring of muxer"
-- http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/pymedia/pymedia/audio/

but setup.py is much older. Perhaps you have a setup.py that
you haven't checked in?


I got a new camera (some details in
http://dm93.org/z2001/FilmKiller ). It takes video
clips in some .ASF format which I gather is intended
for use with Windows Media Player, but I can't get
WMP on a Mac to play it. What I want to do is use these
files in iMovie. mplayer and vlc will play them, but
I can't get mencoder to convert them to anything
that iMovie can use.

I reported the problem to a vlc forum a while ago:

To: vlc at videolan dot org
      * Subject: trouble converting ASF from Traveler camera
      * From: Dan Connolly <connolly at w3 dot org>
      * Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 22:52:13 -0500

Today I tried pymedia- , but I lose

>>> import time, wave, pymedia.audio.sound as sound
> Segmentation fault

I'm using debian sid.

  Installed: 1.1.2-1
  Installed: 1.1.0-1
  Installed: 3.96.1-0sarge1

I tried to build from CVS, but I get:

gcc: audio/libavformat/ogg.c: No such file or directory

I took some notes in IRC as I was working on this stuff...

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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