[Ffmpeg-devel] dependency tracking improvements

Aurelien Jacobs aurel
Mon Jan 22 01:31:33 CET 2007

On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 00:21:42 +0000
M?ns Rullg?rd <mru at inprovide.com> wrote:

> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> > On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 12:52:15AM +0100, Aurelien Jacobs wrote:
> >> 
> >> Here is a patch which further improve new Mans dependency tracking system.
> >> It moves dependency information from configure to allcodecs.c/allformats.c.
> >> Advantages are that it simplifies configure and that when you add a new
> >> codec, you don't need to mess with configure. Just add a new line in
> >> allcodecs.c and you're done.
> >> Opinions ?
> >> Can I commit this ?
> >
> > Putting that info in a comment sounds very fragile to me.  This way
> > compilation might fail if somebody changes a comment ...
> I've never liked the idea of putting essential information in comments
> either.  I've seen such things go horribly wrong.
> I wouldn't mind moving the dependency information to a separate file
> though, if people don't like the idea of having it embedded in the
> configure script.

Adding a new file wouldn't be very nice.
My goal was to avoid having to edit one more file when adding a new
codec. IOW group related informations together.


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