[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: fail if sdl2 was requested but not found

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 23 01:11:57 EET 2016

On 22.11.2016 23:43, Josh de Kock wrote:
> On 22/11/2016 22:33, Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
>> Because it avoids confusing users. And the checks for other system
>> libraries should do this, too.
> I see no real reason to add this, but neither a reason to block it either.
> I personally think that it should stay as-is, or all other system libraries
> should have the same behavior as well.

Yes, I thinkg the other system library checks should be changed as well.

> Consistency is key.

However, the current behavior is already not consistent:
If a non-system library is enabled, but not found, configure fails.
If a system library is enabled, but not found, configure succeeds,
but later the build fails.

Best regards,

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