[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] make ffmpeg act consistently on HAVE_ variables

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat Apr 19 17:29:42 CEST 2008

Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> writes:

> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> writes:
>>> ffmpeg makefile should enable stuff if the variable is set to "yes",
>>> not just set.
>> Says who?
> The rest of the build system

No, on the contrary.  The FFmpeg configure script sets CONFIG and HAVE
variables only if they are enabled.

>>> MPlayer assumes that way and now doesn't build on non x86 arches.
>> So fix MPlayer.
> There is a patch already for that, but the ffmpeg patch is a single line 
> and makes vars handling consistent, the mplayer one more or less as 
> simple even if slightly more ugly.

If MPlayer insists on bypassing the FFmpeg configure script, it has to
deal with the consequences, ugly or otherwise.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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