[Ffmpeg-devel] configure option names

Diego Biurrun diego
Mon Feb 12 00:53:17 CET 2007

On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 11:43:54PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> While cleaning up the configure script again, I've come across a few
> command line options with a little inconsistent naming:
>   --powerpc-perf-enable
> I'd like to replace this with --enable-powerpc-perf.  OK?
>   --enable-a52bin
>   --enable-dts
>   --enable-mp3lame
>   --enable-vorbis
>   --enable-faad
>   --enable-faadbin
>   --enable-faac
> For consistency, I'd like to prefix "lib" to each of these names,
> i.e. --enable-libdts etc.  Objections?  Yes, users would need to use a
> new command line, but I think more emphasis on the fact that these are
> external libs is good.
>   --enable-mingwce
>   --enable-sunmlib
> These two are named differently from the variables they define in
> config.h/mak.  This is of no significance to the end-user, but it
> introduces some confusion for build system maintainers.  I'd like to
> change the configure options or the variable names 

All fine with me.  Some time ago I made (some of) the variable names
consistent.  My idea was to write a similar mail and change the option
names as well.  You've beat me to it...


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