[Ffmpeg-devel] The "Intermingled Mess" issue.

Christian Iversen chrivers
Mon Sep 19 13:53:57 CEST 2005

On Monday 19 September 2005 13:45, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Christian Iversen wrote:
> > Just my 5c, but wouldn't something like "make menuconfig" from the Linux
> > kernel be the perfect way to configure ffmpeg? For instance, MP3_DECODER
> > could depend on COMMON_MPEG_ROUTINES which could pull in
> > SOME_IDCT_ROUTINE, etc. All this would happen automatically, and the user
> > would have no problem configuring this library.
> >
> > This is just a loose idea, of course - any comments?
> kbuild is relatively easy to use, offers large benefits but is a bit
> strange, but isn't as weird as autotools, scons and imake
> Given would be quite easy make the current configure output a .config
> that kbuild can use (making the transition painless).

Then what are the developers waiting for? Carpe Diem! 
or, Carpe die gute Config-Systeme ;-)

Christian Iversen

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