[FFmpeg-devel] [patch] do not run ldconfig for DESTDIR installs

İsmail Dönmez ismail
Sat Feb 16 09:59:50 CET 2008

On Feb 16, 2008 4:24 AM, Mike Frysinger <vapier.adi at gmail.com> wrote:

> running ldconfig when not installing into system paths can waste
> significant cpu and i/o time.  DESTDIR is generally used in two
> scenarios:
>  - package maintainers installing into an empty tree for packaging
>  - cross-compilers installing into a development tree
> in neither of these scenarios does running ldconfig make sense nor is
> it useful.  the paths the libraries get installed into are rarely (ive
> never heard of a case) declared in the ldso's configuration file, so
> running ldconfig doesnt actually accomplish the intended goal: getting
> the newly installed ffmpeg libs into the cache and symlinks created.

Agreed, please apply the patch.


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