[Ffmpeg-devel] PATCH: Build Suffix

Charles Yates charles.yates
Thu Jul 28 12:02:30 CEST 2005

On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 11:51 +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> Bad idea IMO, it might be somewhere completely different (probably in
> /usr/local on *BSD systems) or maybe not available at all on some more
> obscure platform.  Why hardcode it?  Users should just fix their path.

It's Linux only - bsd is handled in another case statement there.
Typically, linux distro's don't include /sbin and /usr/sbin on the users
PATH, so this assumption that ldconfig breaks for pretty much every
distro afaict (unless you're really running as root).



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