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

Måns Rullgård mans
Wed Oct 22 12:45:54 CEST 2008

Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> writes:
>> In addition to that, it should be noted that pkgconfig doesn't
>> actually work.  It *lies* to you if you try to cross-compile.
> In the attempt trying to add something constructive here, it seems that
> pkg-config upstream is acknowledging the problem and considering changes
> to improve the situation. At least according to:
> http://pkgconfig.freedesktop.org/wiki/CrossCompileProposal

See, I was right all along.  It *is* broken.  Now if they'd only open
their eyes to the simplest solution of all: stop using pkgconfig.  I
have never had a problem using libraries that *don't* use pkgconfig,
so I have a hard time understanding what its purpose is.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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