[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Revert "Autodetect libxcb."

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Feb 4 22:30:15 CET 2015

Clément Bœsch <u <at> pkh.me> writes:

> > > drag many unwanted dependencies by default.
> > 
> > The only additional dependency I see here is 
> > libxcb itself: I cannot remove this library 
> > from my system (my package manager then wants 
> > to remove another 450 packets) - does it work 
> > for you?
> It's not installed on my system by default.
> It unfortunately gets installed only when I try 
> to pull ffmpeg, which in turn pull sdl, which 
> depends on libx11, which depends on... libxcb.

So do I understand correctly that auto-detecting 
libxcb did not add an additional dependency?

Carl Eugen

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