[FFmpeg-devel] [FFmpeg-cvslog] configure: Support preprocessor macros as header names

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Jan 5 22:55:16 CET 2014

On Sun, Jan 05, 2014 at 09:41:24PM +0100, Alexander Strasser wrote:
> On 2014-01-05 19:07 +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > Hm, this seems kind of not ideal to me, at least this specific solution.
> > It assumes anything not ending in .h is a macro.
> > However for C++ headers it is not unusual to have a different extension or none at all.
> > Admittedly we rarely try to used C++ libraries so we might get lucky and get away with it...
>   We do not use it at all. I fixed the freetype problem in an explicit
> and obvious way a month ago. So actually we do not need to merge this
> generic and undocumented hack at all.
>   I do not expect more freetype style include libs to appear soon if
> at all. OTOH I consider a C++ lib dep much more likely.
>   I may be missing things but I explicitly asked and got no reports
> about problems with my solution to this currently unique problem. This
> is why I backported it already to 2.1 and 1.2 branches.

if a commit or merge makes more problems than it solves, then please
post a patch reverting it


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