libdvdcss-1.4.3

Introduction to libdvdcss

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

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Package Information

libdvdcss Dependencies

Optional (to Create Documentation)

Doxygen-1.9.4

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libdvdcss

Installation of libdvdcss

Install libdvdcss by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr    \
            --disable-static \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/libdvdcss-1.4.3 &&
make

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.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libdvdcss.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/dvdcss and /usr/share/doc/libdvdcss-1.4.3

Short Descriptions

libdvdcss.so

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