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

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Tue May 13 12:22:57 CEST 2008

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> So to me it seems your example actually confirms Mans' opinion?
>> IMO M?ns is wrong. libschroedinger is not a part of POSIX and using its
>> API requires the presence of additional files beyond POSIX in any case.
>> If that includes not only .h files but also .pc files and pkg-config
>> there's nothing wrong with that.
> Yes, there is.  Virtually all packages that use pkg-config could be
> fix to not need it.

And be as easy to use as an iron ingot as a floating device...

> Encouraging its use is foolish at best, and
> quite possibly harmful.  It comes from the same kind of thinking that
> spawned autoconf/automake.

Not using pkg-config (that is simple, to the point, easy to use) is just 
a sign of sado-masochism.

autostuff using pkg-config get quite simpler, are you afraid of that?



Luca Barbato
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