[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Use pkgconfig for dirac libs

Måns Rullgård mans
Wed Oct 22 01:23:08 CEST 2008

Chris Hills <chaz at chaz6.com> writes:

> Since pkgconfig is used for dirac cflags, it makes sense to also use
> it for libs, in-line with libschroedinger.
> Also, the pkgconfig statement for dirac cflags has quotes, wheras the
> statement for pkgconfig cflags/libs for libschroedinger do not have
> quotes. Someone might want to make it consistent one way or the other.

Use of pkgconfig is discouraged; it creates more problems than it
solves, especially when cross-compiling.  The *only* reason it's used
for dirac cflags is that the dirac installation paths are absolutely
mental, with no sane way of finding the headers, and the devs refusing
to correct this.

Any patch adding pkgconfig calls without a real-world failure that
cannot be solved properly is implicitly rejected.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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