[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: add check for pkg-config return value

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala
Sun Mar 6 13:40:52 CET 2011

On date Sunday 2011-03-06 13:21:20 +0100, Diego Elio Petten? encoded:
> Il giorno dom, 06/03/2011 alle 13.15 +0100, Stefano Sabatini ha scritto:
> > 
> > 
> > > however temporary, to work around your broken system.
> > 
> > as I already told, this is a limitation of pkg-config, anyway here the
> > problem is not philosophical but practical, this is an error which in
> > practice will happen, preventing the error it's going to save
> > headaches and bug-reports. 
> Uhm Stefano, your system _is_ broken, you need libssl-dev installed.
> That's a dependency of librtmp... the fact that you can get into such a
> situation and come up "good" doesn't stop the fact that you lack a
> package.

My system is broken, but in a way which can be detected by pkg-config,
having an additional check, even if unnecessary for the optimal case,
makes the system more robust.
FFmpeg = Forgiving and Frenzy Majestic Portable Encoding/decoding Game

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