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

Josh de Kock josh at itanimul.li
Sun Sep 25 15:59:47 EEST 2016

On 25/09/2016 13:57, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> 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?
Sorry, I meant the external lib, not the device.

>> 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.
Yes, I'm saying I don't know how to achieve this without renaming the 
ext lib name (which obviously can't change).


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