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

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Mon Sep 19 14:44:33 CEST 2005

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 01:53:57PM +0200, Christian Iversen wrote:
>>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?
> Easy: your patch.
> Diego
Something is not clear to me. Would kbuild be a *mandated* tool?

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