Re: HOWTO: Install and use the latest FFmpeg and x264
It is possible to install a local only copy of FFmpeg and direct the ./configure process of an application to find this specific copy by manipulating the PKG_CONFIG_PATH variable. An example here:
which shows the local copy and for vlc the ./configure process is altered to include:
Once this is scripted it is not so painful . Hopefully something similar will work for kdenlive...
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