Introduction to libdvdcss

libdvdcss is a simple library designed for accessing DVDs as a block device without having to bother about the decryption.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

libdvdcss Dependencies

Optional (to Create Documentation)


User Notes:

Installation of libdvdcss

Install libdvdcss by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr    \
            --disable-static \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/libdvdcss-1.2.13 &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/dvdcss and /usr/share/doc/libdvdcss-1.2.13

Short Descriptions

provides the functionality that is required for transparent DVD access with CSS decryption.

Last updated on 2014-02-20 13:02:22 -0800