We had a similar error. We included "libtool", rebuilt the buildroot, and then had success compiling player. (well more of less, there were a few other small items we corrected first but we where compiling 1.6.5) See how that works for you.

Anthony

On Nov 15, 2007 12:21 PM, Richard Boyd <rlboyd@gmail.com> wrote:
I think I may have found the answer to this. Can someone confirm that it is
enough to select "libtool" in menuconfig and recompile to get this working?

On Nov 15, 2007 11:59 AM, rlboyd <rlboyd@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I have been messing around with player trying to get it to run on my Verdex.
> I have successfully cross compiled it, both using shared libs and
> statically. In both cases I am able to run the player executable. The
> problem I am having is when I try to run it using a shared lib, in this case
> the libexampledriver from the player
> share/player/examples/plugins/exampledriver folder, I get the following
> error from player.
>
> error   : Sorry, no support for shared libraries, so can't load plugins.
> error   : You should install libltdl, which is part of GNU libtool, then
> re-compile player.
> error   : failed to load plugin: libexampledriver
>
> I used this to configure player.
>
> ./configure --build=x86-linux --host=arm-linux --disable-alldrivers
> --prefix=/data/player-gumstix-install
>
> I have tried to look for this lib in menuconfig but have not been able to
> find how to enable it. Can I compile this lib into the build root and if so
> how?
>
> I am trying to write a player driver to interface to a custom bot I have
> built. If I can get this example running all the player pieces I need will
> be in place.
>
> I have been able to run this example on my host Ubuntu box without any
> problems.
>
> Any help would be great.
>
> Richard
>
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