[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH][RFC] configure: Invoke FFmpeg's configure

Alexander Strasser eclipse7 at gmx.net
Tue Jan 9 23:50:22 EET 2018

Hi Ingo!

On 2018-01-09 10:56 +0100, Ingo Br├╝ckl wrote:
> Alexander Strasser wrote on Mon, 8 Jan 2018 22:14:24 +0100:
> > I am eagerly waiting for your comments. Let's move forward tackling
> > the recurring problems with the build system.
> Why not giving up building MPlayer together with an internal FFmpeg?
> I'm using MPlayer together with shared FFmpeg for years now, and those
> who don't like that can use a static build of FFmpeg.
> This is how all other supporting libraries are being used.

I am not saying I'm against that, but I would rather argue
about it in another discussion as I mentioned in my original

> HOWEVER after completion of those points, this will still only be
> a short to mid term solution. It should give us time to discuss and
> find a long term direction and eventually implement that step
> by step. That new discussion should be started in a dedicated mail
> thread. I can do it after we have decided about this approach.

This discussion was supposed to be about how to keep things with
internal FFmpeg as they are, but easing maintenance by implementing
configuration of FFmpeg in a less fragile fashion.


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