[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/3] build: rely on pkg-config for libx264 probing

Timothy Gu timothygu99 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 01:21:51 CEST 2014

On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 4:08 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> Clément Bœsch <u <at> pkh.me> writes:
>> +enabled libx264           && require_pkg_config
>> "x264 >= 0.118" "stdint.h x264.h" x264_encoder_encode
> Since this needlessly breaks scripts, I am against this.

What kind of scripts? pkg-config is the de facto standard for finding
libraries, and it does a good job doing that too. This change only
encourages the use of industry standards, and it does not "break
scripts" on properly set-up systems.


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