[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Allow selection of output directory in configure

Måns Rullgård mru
Sun Dec 3 17:33:25 CET 2006

Diego 'Flameeyes' Petten? <flameeyes at gentoo.org> writes:

> On Saturday 02 December 2006 13:35, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> This is clearly something for which you should add a workaround on your
>> side, not ours. ?So - IMO - patch rejected.
> Well, yes, I should find a workaround with automake, I probably can
> (I already have one but it's just unpractical, I suppose I can use a
> strange way and get it to work easily) but I was thinking that
> reinventing the wheel every other time is not that practical, the
> patch is pretty small, and I suppose we wouldn't be the only project
> to have to deal with integrating FFmpeg build in automake (see also
> the replies last time when i tried to reduce the diff applied to
> FFmpeg in xine-lib).

Look, instead of doing

  /path/to/configure --build-path=/some/other/path --options


  (cd /some/other/path; /path/to/configure --options)

It will have exactly the same effect, with no changed needed to the
configure script.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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