[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: Factor out some pkg-config hacks.

Clément Bœsch u at pkh.me
Thu Jan 1 12:49:46 CET 2015

On Thu, Jan 01, 2015 at 12:43:52PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On 01.01.2015, at 12:04, Clément Bœsch <u at pkh.me> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 01, 2015 at 11:40:25AM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> >> 
> >> +enabled libx264           && use_pkg_config x264 "stdint.h x264.h" x264_encoder_encode -lx264 &&
> >>                              { check_cpp_condition x264.h "X264_BUILD >= 118" ||
> >>                                die "ERROR: libx264 must be installed and version must be >= 0.118."; }
> >> enabled libx265           && require_pkg_config x265 x265.h x265_encoder_encode &&
> > 
> > Does it work if there is also a version check?
> It's just a cleanup of the code we have, which I hoped would be less controversial.
> If pkg-config doesn't work it can't check against the .pc file version (which I think is what pkg-config does, which is not necessarily the same version as FFmpeg will actually compile against).
> It "works" in sofar as it adds the necessary flags, which should be fine for advanced users that can figure out build errors on their own.
> Everyone else definitly should be using pkg-config.
> I don't think it should matter much at this point, but if you wonder where I am going with this: I'd want us to use pkg-config for everything, but with enough of a (basic! ok to fail in any more advanced cases) fallback that we do not have to continue the pkg-config or not discussion.

Sorry I think I wasn't clear. I'm wondering if it would still work with
cases like require_pkg_config "vidstab >= 0.98" vid.stab/libvidstab.h

...where the version is specified in the name.

Clément B.
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