[19.10] How to extract WAV off a DVD?

Hello Community,

I have been fighting for well over 1 hour trying to get transcode to work and it's dying at:

checking if linker needs -framework vecLib... 
checking for pkg-config... no
checking for pkg-config... no
checking for X... no
configure: WARNING: can not find X11
checking for gzopen in -lz... no
configure: error: transcode depends on libz, but cannot links against libz
make: *** [Makefile:411: config.status] Error 1

And on another (debian) system I got a couple of steps further but still no luck:

make[2]: Entering directory '/home/t/bin/transcode-1.1.7/encode'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for 'all'.
make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/t/bin/transcode-1.1.7/encode'
Making all in export
make[2]: Entering directory '/home/t/bin/transcode-1.1.7/export'
/bin/bash ../libtool  --tag=CC   --mode=compile gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I..  -D_REENTRANT -DMOD_PATH=\"/usr/lib/transcode\" -I.. -I../src     -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -g -O2 -MT export_divx5_la-aud_aux.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/export_divx5_la-aud_aux.Tpo -c -o export_divx5_la-aud_aux.lo `test -f 'aud_aux.c' || echo './'`aud_aux.c
libtool: compile:  gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I.. -D_REENTRANT -DMOD_PATH=\"/usr/lib/transcode\" -I.. -I../src -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -g -O2 -MT export_divx5_la-aud_aux.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/export_divx5_la-aud_aux.Tpo -c aud_aux.c  -fPIC -DPIC -o .libs/export_divx5_la-aud_aux.o
In file included from aud_aux.c:48:0:
../libtc/tcavcodec.h:33:9: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before '<' token
In file included from /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/libavformat/avformat.h:319:0,
                 from ../libtc/tcavcodec.h:34,
                 from aud_aux.c:48:
/usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/libavcodec/avcodec.h:2456:25: error: field 'sample_fmt' has incomplete type
     enum AVSampleFormat sample_fmt;  ///< sample format
/usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/libavcodec/avcodec.h:2521:25: error: field 'request_sample_fmt' has incomplete type
     enum AVSampleFormat request_sample_fmt;
aud_aux.c: In function 'tc_audio_encode_ffmpeg':
aud_aux.c:883:16: warning: implicit declaration of function 'avcodec_encode_audio' [-Wimplicit-function-declaration]
     out_size = avcodec_encode_audio(&mpa_ctx, (unsigned char *)output,
Makefile:860: recipe for target 'export_divx5_la-aud_aux.lo' failed
make[2]: *** [export_divx5_la-aud_aux.lo] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/t/bin/transcode-1.1.7/export'
Makefile:474: recipe for target 'all-recursive' failed
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/t/bin/transcode-1.1.7'
Makefile:381: recipe for target 'all' failed
make: *** [all] Error 2

So anyways, what would be the preferred method in 2019 if one wishes to extract the audio of a DVD movie? Alternatively, does one knows how to fix the make errors I am facing above?

Before installing UM 19.10 I used to evoke transcode and that fixed it. But now it seems this time has passed.



You can also use "4K Video to MP3" which can be downloaded from here

It is a deb file so you can install it with Gdebi
Hope this helps

FYI - transcode was packaged in previous LTS releases (16.04 and 18.04).

But you can try to compile it after installing all dependencies:

sudo apt-get install build-essential devscripts debhelper dh-autoreconf liba52-0.7.4-dev libasound2-dev libavcodec-dev libavformat-dev libavutil-dev libavresample-dev libdv4-dev libdvdread-dev libfaad-dev libfreetype6-dev libjpeg-dev liblzo2-dev libmagickcore-dev libmagickwand-dev libmjpegtools-dev libmp3lame-dev libmpeg2-4-dev libpopt-dev libpostproc-dev libquicktime-dev libsdl1.2-dev libswscale-dev libtheora-dev libvorbis-dev libxaw7-dev libxft-dev libxml2-dev libxv-dev

cd ~/Downloads
wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/multiverse/t/transcode/transcode_1.1.7.orig.tar.bz2
tar -xf transcode_1.1.7.orig.tar.bz2
cd transcode_1.1.7
wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/multiverse/t/transcode/transcode_1.1.7-9ubuntu2.debian.tar.xz
tar -xf  transcode_1.1.7-9ubuntu2.debian.tar.xz
debuild -b

but even with all these steps it does not compile because of changed API:

export_ffmpeg.c:1229:22: error: ‘AVCodecContext’ {aka ‘struct AVCodecContext’} has no member named ‘me_method’
     lavc_venc_context->me_method = ME_ZERO + lavc_param_vme;
export_ffmpeg.c:1229:36: error: ‘ME_ZERO’ undeclared (first use in this function); did you mean ‘FP_ZERO’?
     lavc_venc_context->me_method = ME_ZERO + lavc_param_vme;
make[2]: *** [Makefile:1094: export_ffmpeg_la-export_ffmpeg.lo] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/mate/Downloads/transcode-1.1.7/export'
make[1]: *** [Makefile:591: all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/mate/Downloads/transcode-1.1.7'
make: *** [Makefile:500: all] Error 2

So consider to use 18.04 LTS or other tool...

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Thanks to all for your replies however I forgot to mention one very important detail: am looking for a single WAV extraction. In other words, have all tracks condensed as 1 big track.

Am afraid none of those suggestions have helped.

Might want to look at Avidemux it can rip to WAV format - you will need to have ffmpeg installed first

A very good tutorial for installing Avidemux: