[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Error out if libcdio-paranoia is not found in configure

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sat Jun 1 17:31:05 CEST 2013

Clément Bœsch <ubitux <at> gmail.com> writes:

> On Sat, Jun 01, 2013 at 02:21:01PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> > Clément Bœsch <ubitux <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > 
> > > > +    die "ERROR: libcdio-paranoia not found"
> > > >  fi
> > > 
> > > Maybe just "require_pkg_config libcdio_paranoia"?

I am actually against this (see below).

> > On second thought:
> > Does libcdio require pkg_config?
> I don't know if any project actually "requires" 
> pkg-config, but it seems to be distributed with the 
> necessary .pc files. And since solving your problem 
> is actually the purpose of pkg-config, I thought it 
> was the appropriate to use it.

I believe we should try hard to avoid using it, 
especially in this case when nobody complained 
that the library wasn't found (but that 
configure is broken).

But otoh, if it works for you, I of course cannot 

Carl Eugen

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