[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/3] build: rely on pkg-config for libx264 probing

Clément Bœsch u at pkh.me
Wed Jun 18 18:29:48 CEST 2014

On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 03:59:23PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Clément Bœsch <u <at> pkh.me> writes:
> > I'm also not sure about what happens if opencl is linked 
> > against libx264 but only a .a/.so of opencl is available.
> Opencl with static library is the only case that doesn't 
> currently work without an additional -l linker flag.
> > We can document PKG_CONFIG_PATH in that configure help 
> > if that makes you more comfortable.
> It is not about making me more comfortable, the 
> patch needs it to give users a chance to understand the 
> change.
> > > I meant I hate to install a custom x264 build.
> Let me try again since this is apparently unclear:
> If I need FFmpeg with a particular x264 build, I 
> compile x264 and prefer not to run "make install". 

Why? You can --prefix=tmpinstall in the source directory, that won't
require much effort, and it will be more reliable (the install steps can
be essential in some builds systems to get usable libraries or tools).


Clément B.
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