[Ffmpeg-devel] [patch] fix up CONFIG_ENCODERS

Roine Gustafsson roine
Sun Apr 17 17:41:24 CEST 2005

On Apr 17, 2005, at 4:07 PM, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
>> On Sunday 17 April 2005 15:11, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
>>>> On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 02:06:53PM -0600, Mike Melanson wrote:
>>>>> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>>>>> IMHO the whole CONFIG_ENCODERS should be dropped in favor of per
>>>>>> encoder/decoder #ifdefs, the later can and should also be added
>>>>>> incrementally, 1 codec at a time and be only around non-static
>>>>>> functions of each codec or skip compiling whole files
>>>>>  I support this approach as well.
>>>> I think a --disable-encoding (or whatever) shortcut in configure is 
>>>> and
>>>> will be very useful.
>> agree
> What should the rules be here?  I suppose the default should be
> everything on.  It would then be useful to be able to
> --disable-encoders --enable-encoder-foo and get only that single
> encoder.  Same for decoders.

You could have --enable-encoding="h264 h263 mpeg4" (implicitly 
disabling all others) and keeping --disable-encoding to disable all 
encoders. And likewise for decoders. It would also be backward 
compatible with people's current configure scripts.


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