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

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Wed Oct 22 14:49:42 CEST 2008

On 22-10-2008 12:45, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> 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.

Read what's there before pontificating...


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