[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]configure: Support libxml2 on systems without pkg-config

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Mon May 14 22:58:39 EEST 2018

Carl Eugen Hoyos (2018-05-14):
> Sorry if this was really not clear:
> I do not have installation rights on every system where I
> (at least from time to time) test FFmpeg.

Then install pkg-config in a local directory. If you can compile
ffmpeg, then you can install pkg-config.

> My primary point is though that I consider it completely unacceptable
> to constantly send messages to users that their needs are completely
> irrelevant to us.

Their needs are relevant. Their ill-advised solutions to meet them are

> (I already realized that nobody is interested in me testing FFmpeg
> and I should probably be happy about it.)

This is not true. I have already proposed many times to help you find a
*good* solution to your pkg-config troubles.


  Nicolas George
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