[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavd/sdl2: add sdl alias

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 15:57:18 EEST 2016

2016-09-25 14:51 GMT+02:00 Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li>:
> On 25/09/2016 13:45, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> 2016-09-25 14:28 GMT+02:00 Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li>:
>>> Signed-off-by: Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li>
>>> ---
>>>  The --enable-sdl2 option is not being renamed because it's a fairly
>>>  big change and sdl2 is incompatible with sdl.
>> How is (old) sdl in FFmpeg incompatible with the new sdl2 in FFmpeg?
>> Please rename it.
> Do you have a way to rename the option but not the device?

I don't understand this question:
How is the name of a configure option disabling an external library
related to the name of a device in libavdevice?

> Unless you're suggesting renaming the whole device, and then
> I'd like to know a way to have the check_pkg_config work with a
> different library name to what it searches for.

There is an option --disable-foo that you removed and instead
you added a new optoin --disable-foo2. Please rename
--disable-foo2 to --disable-foo.

Carl Eugen

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