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

Timothy Gu timothygu99 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 19:35:34 CET 2015

On Thu Feb 05 2015 at 7:55:43 AM Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:

> Le sextidi 16 pluviôse, an CCXXIII, Clement Boesch a écrit :
> > Linux is not only used by desktop. Debian (for example) might want to
> > provide a ffmpeg-nox11 (just like vim-nox11),
> Well, that means they have to put --disable-libxcb when building ffmpeg-nox
> instead of having to out --enable-libxcb when building ffmpeg-x. Same
> difference.
> (IMHO, they should be specifying both anyways: never rely on defaults and
> you never have to worry that defaults may change.)
> As long as both the enable and disable explicit option work, the default
> value does not matter much. And in this particular case, considering xcb
> like a system library seems more consistent.
> Personally, I would like that all libraries support auto-detection, with a
> "--auto-all" option to configure to enable it for everything.



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