[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Install preset files from ffpresets/ to ${prefix}/share/ffmpeg

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala
Sat Jan 24 20:54:35 CET 2009

On date Saturday 2009-01-24 19:11:16 +0000, Robert Swain encoded:
> 2009/1/24 Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de>:
> > On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 05:22:14PM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> >>
> >> See attached.
> >
> > Patch is OK from my side now, but I think you still need to get things
> > figured out with Stephano...
> It's a dirty hack, but we could check the prefix and if not equal to
> /usr or /usr/local we could install to ~/.ffmpeg/. I don't like it but
> it wouldn't be too bad I guess.

I don't think this is a good idea, programs shouldn't mess with the
user's home unless explicitely told so.

> It wouldn't really be too bad to install them anyway. They just
> won't be used until something is done about the use issue and the
> -vpre option does take a path to a file as well so it's not
> completely in vain.

I agree, I think it's safe to apply your patch, then we'll add datadir
presets support when we'll address the datadir export issue.

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