[Ffmpeg-devel] Bug in libavutil Makefile (or maybe just mystupidity? Be gentle...)

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Thu Feb 9 10:50:56 CET 2006

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 10:53:12PM +0100, Alexander Strasser wrote:
>>Michel Bardiaux wrote:
>>>Test 2, static libs.
>>>make distclean
>>>./configure  --enable-static --disable-shared --disable-strip 
>>>make install
>>>Compiles OK, but installs only ffmpeg.exe (not the libs, not the 
>>>headers) and same problem running the ffmpeg.exe.
>>  That is normal behaviour iirc, static libs are not installed
>>by default. You should be able to install them with the installib
>>target as the Wanderer pointed out already.
> OK, but what about the headers?  Should the headers be installed for the
> static lib version or not?
> Diego

To follow the "principle of least astonishment", the static lib install 
should do what --help hints, ie install libraries and headers; *or* be 
renamed to something else, like --enable-statically-linked-ffmpeg, with 
different --help.

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