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Last change on this file since 6f7a497 was 6f7a497, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 18 years ago

Removed id3lib and added Docbook-utils to FLAC dependencies

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1<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
2 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
3 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
4 %general-entities;
5
6 <!ENTITY flac-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/flac/flac-&flac-version;.tar.gz">
7 <!ENTITY flac-download-ftp " ">
8 <!ENTITY flac-size "1.4 MB">
9 <!ENTITY flac-buildsize "33 MB">
10 <!ENTITY flac-time "0.71 SBU">
11]>
12
13<sect1 id="flac" xreflabel="FLAC-&flac-version;">
14<sect1info>
15<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
16<date>$Date$</date>
17</sect1info>
18<?dbhtml filename="flac.html"?>
19<title>FLAC-&flac-version;</title>
20
21<sect2>
22<title>Introduction to
23<application><acronym>FLAC</acronym></application></title>
24
25<para><application><acronym>FLAC</acronym></application> is an audio
26<acronym>CODEC</acronym> similar to <filename>MP3</filename>, but
27lossless, meaning that audio is compressed without losing any
28information.</para>
29
30<sect3><title>Package information</title>
31<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
32<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&flac-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
33<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&flac-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
34<listitem><para>Download size: &flac-size;</para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required: &flac-buildsize;</para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Estimated build time: &flac-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
37</sect3>
38
39<sect3><title><application><acronym>FLAC</acronym></application>
40dependencies</title>
41<sect4><title>Optional</title>
42<para><xref linkend="libogg"/>,
43<xref linkend="xmms"/>,
44<xref linkend="NASM"/>,
45<xref linkend="docbook-utils"/>,
46<xref linkend="doxygen"/> and
47<ulink url="http://valgrind.kde.org/">Valgrind</ulink></para>
48</sect4>
49</sect3>
50
51</sect2>
52
53<sect2>
54<title>Installation of <application><acronym>FLAC</acronym></application>
55</title>
56
57<para>Install <application><acronym>FLAC</acronym></application> by running the
58following commands:</para>
59
60<screen><userinput><command>LIBS=-lm ./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
61make &amp;&amp;
62make install</command></userinput></screen>
63
64<!-- <para><filename class="libraryfile">libFLAC</filename> uses a function
65from the math library but is not linked with <filename
66class="libraryfile">libm</filename>. Simply adding
67<parameter>-lm</parameter> to <varname>LIBS</varname> variable in the relevant
68<filename>Makefile</filename> corrects this problem.</para>
69
70<screen><userinput><command>sed -i "s/^LIBS = /LIBS = -lm/" src/libFLAC/Makefile</command></userinput></screen>
71
72<para>Continue with the installation:</para> -->
73
74<note><para>If you run the <command>make check</command> tests, it will take a
75<emphasis>very</emphasis> long time (about 34 SBUs) and use about 100
76<acronym>MB</acronym> of disk space.</para></note>
77
78</sect2>
79
80<sect2><title>Command explanations</title>
81<para><command>LIBS=-lm ./configure --prefix=/usr</command>:
82<filename class="libraryfile">libFLAC</filename> uses a function from the math
83library but is not linked with <filename class="libraryfile">libm</filename>.
84Passing the environment variable to <command>configure</command> satisfies
85this dependency.</para>
86
87</sect2>
88
89<sect2>
90<title>Contents</title>
91
92<para>The <acronym>FLAC</acronym> package contains
93<command>flac</command>,
94<command>metaflac</command>,
95<filename class="libraryfile">libFLAC</filename>,
96<filename class="libraryfile">libFLAC++</filename>,
97<filename class="libraryfile">libOggFLAC</filename>,
98<filename class="libraryfile">libOggFLAC++</filename> and
99<filename class="libraryfile">libxmms-flac</filename>.</para>
100
101</sect2>
102
103<sect2><title>Description</title>
104
105<sect3><title>flac</title>
106<para><command>flac</command> is a command-line utility for
107encoding, decoding and converting <acronym>FLAC</acronym>
108files.</para></sect3>
109
110<sect3><title>metaflac</title>
111<para><command>metaflac</command> is a program for listing, adding,
112removing, or editing metadata in one or more <acronym>FLAC</acronym>
113files.</para></sect3>
114
115<sect3><title>libFLAC, libFLAC++, libOggFLAC and libOggFLAC++</title>
116<para>These libraries provide native
117<acronym>FLAC</acronym> and Ogg <acronym>FLAC</acronym> C/C++
118<acronym>API</acronym>s for programs utilizing
119<acronym>FLAC</acronym>.</para></sect3>
120
121<sect3><title>libxmms-flac</title>
122<para><filename class="libraryfile">libxmms-flac</filename> is a plugin
123for <application><acronym>XMMS</acronym></application>.</para></sect3>
124
125</sect2>
126
127</sect1>
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