[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Use pkgconfig for dirac libs

Jethro Walters turkeyman121
Thu Oct 23 01:34:43 CEST 2008

--- On Thu, 23/10/08, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:

> From: Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de>
> Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Use pkgconfig for dirac libs
> To: "FFmpeg development discussions and patches" <ffmpeg-devel at mplayerhq.hu>
> Date: Thursday, 23 October, 2008, 12:20 AM
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 08:08:39PM +0200, Chris Hills wrote:
> > On 22/10/08 19:40, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > So you do not have the following nonsense in
> /usr/local/include:
> > 
> > I do, but since pkgconfig only supplies a single include path, why is it necessary to use it? Can the location of the dirac library not be detected automatically without it?
> Because the Dirac libraries are
> braindead^warchitecturally-challenged
> and have their header files unnecessarily spread out over multiple
> directories without even specifying a relative path when
> #including each other.  Thus they fail when used without any -I files...
> Diego

In this instance, would it be worth having an automated script forcibly update the header files so that they're all in one place, all called from one place (already happens it seems), and all installed in one place? Without pkg-config, of course. :)

Jethro Walters


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