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Dave Scott
2004-07-07, 18:54
On 8 Jul 2004, at 9:17, Mike Convey wrote:

[Can't post this to the mailing list, so have sent it directly]

> FYI: I managed to get this all working by:
> 1. Installing the x11 development kit and the xcode utilities from the
> Xcode CD that came with Panther
> 2. ran configure in xine-lib-1-rc5
> 3. ran make
> 4. Without looking into the exact problem, I worked around the ar
> problem by editing "libtool" in the xine-lib-1-rc5 directory and
> changing line 5230-3 as follows:
>
> from
>
> else
> oldobjs="$old_deplibs $non_pic_objects"
> fi
>
>
> to
>
> else
> # oldobjs="$old_deplibs $non_pic_objects" - MC
> :
> fi
> 4. ran make
> 5. on receiving an error about libintl.h, copied intl/libintl.h into
> the main xine-lib-1-rc5 directory.
> 6. ran make install
> 7. compiled alienstream as per the gcc line in the .c file.
> 8. Downloaded lame-3.96
> 9. Ran configure in lame-3.96
> 10. Ran make install in lame-3.96
> 11. Copied the lame binary to
> /Library/PreferencePanes/SlimServer.prefPane/Contents/server/Bin
> 12 mkdir
> /Library/PreferencePanes/SlimServer.prefPane/Contents/server/unknown
> 13. cp
> /Applications/RealPlayer.app/Contents/Frameworks/
> HXClientKit.framework/HelixPlugins/Codecs/cook.bundle/Contents/MacOS/
> cook
> /Library/PreferencePanes/SlimServer.prefPane/Contents/server/unknown/
> cook.so.6.0
>
>
> Point 13 is a workaround, really load_syms_linux() in
> libreal/audio_decoder.c needs to be changed to pick up the MacOS
> shared libraries for RealPlayer
>
> I am now using the AlienBBC.pm plugin (also required the installation
> of HTML::Parser and HTML::Tagset) to listen to the BBC real audio
> streams on my squeezebox.
>
> Mike

Sounds very promising - will have a go at doing this way over the
weekend ... you may be the first MAC OSX person to get Alienstream
working

Cheers

Dave Scott

Peter Heslin
2004-07-08, 02:35
On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 09:54:05AM +0800, Dave Scott wrote:
>
> On 8 Jul 2004, at 9:17, Mike Convey wrote:
>
> [Can't post this to the mailing list, so have sent it directly]
>
>
> > FYI: I managed to get this all working by:

Thanks for this -- I've put these instructions up on my web site.

Peter