[Ffmpeg-devel] uninstall target

Måns Rullgård mru
Wed Aug 24 19:29:48 CEST 2005

Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> writes:

> Hi,
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 09:54:11AM -0600, Mike Melanson wrote:
>> Anuradha Suraparaju wrote:
>> >Is there a reason why there is no uninstall target in the Makefile? I
>> 	Mostly because the primary FFmpeg developers are allergic to the 
>> autotools suite. Thus, the Makefile is not the result of a proper 
>> autoconf/automake setup that would have a nice uninstall target by default.
> Maybe, though my guess is that installing only makes sense when you
> build a dynamic libavcodec,

Installing the static libraries and header files is a very convenient
way of making them available for other applications to use.

> which is not well supported in an aspect...


> Or in other words: who needs it anyway *g*

I don't think I've ever used "make uninstall", but an "install" target
is most definitely useful.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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