[FFmpeg-devel] please don't install libavcodec/vdpau.h [was: Re: [PATCH] don't install rtsp.h]

Stephen Warren swarren
Fri Feb 6 17:07:02 CET 2009

Gwenole Beauchesne
> Hi,
> On Fri, 6 Feb 2009, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> >> On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 08:57:54AM -0500, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> >>> Why is vdpau.h installed in libavcodec/?
> >>
> >> because i skiped reviewing the build system part and the build
> >> system maintainers either missed it or didnt complain ...
> >
> > Can any of the vdpau or build people comment and possibly remove it?
> Where should it be installed instead? In any case, this needs to be
> installed somewhere so that video player developers can actually pass/get
> the right data from FFmpeg.

Indeed; during review of the patches it was specifically requested that
this file be installed.

As Gwenole mentioned, applications need to include this file to get the
definition of the data structures that represent video surfaces.

What is the problem with installing it?


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