[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Use pkg-config for libschroedinger libs

JonY 10walls
Mon May 12 13:22:01 CEST 2008

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> j at v2v.cc wrote:
>> On Mon, 2008-05-12 at 11:39 +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> It's a simple matter to copy libs from one system to another.
>> why would you not do the same with ffmpeg in that case?
> Perhaps because FFmpeg doesn't require pkg-config.
>>>> also pkg-config is used in the line above for cflags,
>>>> the patch just fixes one missing use of pkg-config
>>> Two wrongs don't make a right.
>> just pointing it out, leaving it like it is now sure is the worst
>> solution.
>> a) use pkg-config and use it in all cases
>> b) dont use pkg-config at all
>> the patch fixes configure to conform to a)
>> you propose b) instead?
>> what are those systems without pkg-config if i may ask?
> That's irrelevant.  As long as pkg-config isn't mandated by
> POSIX, we should assume it might not be there.  I sure wouldn't
> have it installed if it weren't for the occasional package
> that refuses to build without it.

In your opinion, what is the cleanest fix for systems without pkg-config 
or systems which link to dependant libraries but with different names.

Schrodinger headers are not installed in standard areas where they can 
be just picked up by the compiler without adding some "-I"s or some 
modification to the headers themselves.

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