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

Ramiro Polla ramiro
Mon May 12 19:13:40 CEST 2008

Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 05:13:04PM +0100, Ramiro Polla wrote:
>>>>>> 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.
>> We should get rid of memalign() too. After all, it's not POSIX...
> Huh? FFmpeg already works without memalign. And there is even a hack
> that allows even the assembler optimizations to work without it.

Well, then it should be a configure option:
./configure --enable-memalign

> So to me it seems your example actually confirms Mans' opinion?
> Also I think there is no problem to _also_ try pkg-config, but depending
> on it really is not a great thing - also as it encourages projects using
> pkg-config to do sloppy dependency-managment.

Good idea. It doesn't take an extraordinary amount of time and effort to 
come up with an idea like attached patch.


Ramiro Polla
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