[FFmpeg-devel] How to disable building a new codec by default?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Apr 25 13:02:17 CEST 2014

Ori Pessach <mail <at> oripessach.com> writes:

> I was able to add the necessary dependencies (i.e. an 
> '--enable-codec' flag etc.) but I can't get the new 
> components to be off by default - I would like to make 
> the new codec optional, so it doesn't compile by default. 
> Can someone point me at the appropriate documentation on 
> how to do it?

I would have expected disable your_decoder to work but it 
doesn't really matter: Just send your patch with the new 
codec enabled and explain why you believe it should be 
disabled by default, we can still see what to do.

Carl Eugen

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