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

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Feb 5 22:50:11 CET 2015

On Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 09:11:34PM +0100, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> 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, ...) and drag
> many unwanted dependencies by default. We'll get cursed by packagers
> pretty soon because of this.
> Conflicts:
> 	configure
> ---
>  configure | 6 ++----
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

an alternative to "default auto vs. default off" may be to use
dlopen() or something like that as that would not add a hard

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