[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Use pkg-config for libschroedinger libs

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon May 12 13:14:14 CEST 2008

j at v2v.cc wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-05-12 at 11:39 +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> It's a simple matter to copy libs from one system to another.
> why would you not do the same with ffmpeg in that case?

Perhaps because FFmpeg doesn't require pkg-config.

>> > also pkg-config is used in the line above for cflags,
>> > the patch just fixes one missing use of pkg-config
>> Two wrongs don't make a right.
> just pointing it out, leaving it like it is now sure is the worst
> solution.
> a) use pkg-config and use it in all cases
> b) dont use pkg-config at all
> the patch fixes configure to conform to a)
> you propose b) instead?
> what are those systems without pkg-config if i may ask?

That's irrelevant.  As long as pkg-config isn't mandated by
POSIX, we should assume it might not be there.  I sure wouldn't
have it installed if it weren't for the occasional package
that refuses to build without it.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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