[Ffmpeg-devel] Bug: libav*.pc files broken

Diego Biurrun diego
Wed Jul 26 02:35:03 CEST 2006

On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 09:03:59PM +0200, Ulrich von Zadow wrote:
> ffmpeg produces broken libav*.pc files under mac os x. For instance, 
> libavformat.pc looks like this:
>   prefix=/Users/uzadow/libavg
>   exec_prefix=${PREFIX}
>   libdir=${exec_prefix}/lib
>   includedir=${PREFIX}/include
>   Name: libavformat
>   Description: FFmpeg container format library
>   Version: 50.5.0
>   Requires:  libavcodec = 51.10.0
>   Conflicts:
>   Libs: -L${libdir} -lavformat  -lz
>   Cflags: -I${includedir} -I${includedir}/ffmpeg
> Note the all-capital PREFIX in lines 2 and 4. As a consequence, 
> "pkg-config --libs libavformat" simply outputs "Variable 'PREFIX' not 
> defined in '/Users/uzadow/libavg/lib/pkgconfig/libavformat.pc'"

Should be fixed.

> PS: Are the developers of ffmpeg interested in bug reports?


> Is there a consistent way for users of the library to find out when/if
> bugs are fixed?

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