[FFmpeg-trac] #9916(build system:new): Poor/misleading diagnostics on pkg-config error

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Fri Sep 9 14:41:47 EEST 2022

#9916: Poor/misleading diagnostics on pkg-config error
             Reporter:  David von    |                    Owner:  (none)
  Oheimb                             |
                 Type:  defect       |                   Status:  new
             Priority:  important    |                Component:  build
                                     |  system
              Version:  git-master   |               Resolution:
             Keywords:               |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |
Comment (by David von Oheimb):

 Replying to [comment:1 quinkblack]:
 > Have you seen there is something after that:
 > {{{
 > If you think configure made a mistake, make sure you are using the
 > version from Git.  If the latest version fails, report the problem to
 > ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org mailing list or IRC #ffmpeg on irc.libera.chat.
 > Include the log file "ffbuild/config.log" produced by configure as this
 will help
 > solve the problem.
 > }}}

 No haven't seen this text and don't know where you quoted it from.

 Anyway, a hint to look at `ffbuild/config.log` should be printed by
 `configure` on failure.
 And the "ERROR: XYZ not found using pkg-config" message should be strongly
Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/9916#comment:3>
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