[FFmpeg-trac] #4197(build system:new): libspeex detection is broken on systems without pkg-config

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Sat Dec 20 11:49:43 CET 2014

#4197: libspeex detection is broken on systems without pkg-config
             Reporter:  cehoyos      |                    Owner:
                 Type:  defect       |                   Status:  new
             Priority:  important    |                Component:  build
              Version:  git-master   |  system
             Keywords:  libspeex     |               Resolution:
  regression                         |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |

Comment (by Cigaes):

 Look at the commit message, this is completely intentional.

 And for this one, I must say I fully agree with Luca: pkg-config has been
 around for years and is nowadays an essential element of a build
 environment. Maintaining ways of overriding it is IMHO wasted time,
 because it is redoing in FFmpeg work that is already been done by the
 library upstream, and not redoing better. Fixing the few cases where pkg-
 config is badly used in the build system, if there are still any, is much
 better spent time.

 I support closing this as wontfix, and officially announcing that all
 similar complaints will be closed with the same answer: install pkg-

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/4197#comment:2>
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