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

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Thu Feb 5 16:46:03 CET 2015

On Wed, 4 Feb 2015 20:39:21 +0000 (UTC)
Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:

> Clément Bœsch <u <at> pkh.me> writes:
> > This reverts commit 23ec8db8a07467a1fbef0c79f16b33040ca63c24.
> > 
> > There is no reason to enable libxcb by 
> > default. This is inconsistent with all the 
> > other libs (we don't do it for x11, opengl, ...)
> x11grab is not lgpl (that is what you meant 
> with x11, no?) and opengl is a slightly 
> obscure feature (but please enable auto-detection 
> if you think that opengl is a system library).
> What are you trying to fix? We auto-detect 
> zlib, bzlib, lzma, vaapi, vdpau, iconv, sdl, 
> xv, alsa, jack and I don't remember that 
> users had problems with it. I always thought 
> we consider these libraries system-libraries 
> (and I still believe so).
> Otoh, we would not have all these fixes for 
> xcb in our tree if we had not activated 
> auto-detection.

SDL causes problems all the time.

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