Introduction to Libdvdread

libdvdread is a library which provides a simple foundation for reading DVDs.

Package Information

Libdvdread Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of Libdvdread

Install libdvdread by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--with-libdvdcss: This switch is needed if you want libdvdread to link to the libdvdcss library so it can read CSS encrypted DVDs. If you do not pass this switch, libdvdread will dlopen the libdvdcss library at runtime, if it is available, in order to read CSS encrypted DVDs.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: libdvdread.{so,a}
Installed Directories: /usr/include/dvdread

Short Descriptions


provides functionality required to access DVDs.

Last updated on 2007-07-19 16:07:28 -0500