[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Fix pkg-config detection when using a cross-prefix
derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 23:28:21 CEST 2012
On 02/07/2012 5:20 PM, Kyle Schwarz wrote:
> Except in that case you would need to already have a hack to get around
> FFmpeg's configure if you even wanted to compile FFmpeg. Meaning, for
> everyone that falls under the "we need some specific pkg-config"
> category, this patch does not effect them. For the rare case that the
> native pkg-config will not work with the cross toolchain, another
> pkg-config can be set.
No? I most certainly HAVE NOT. I don't know what 'hacks' you speak of.
> With the current FFmpeg, you couldn't even compile if a cross prefixed
> pkg-config is not found.
It is better to fail then silently do something possibly wrong.
> Also, in the example you gave, does that mean that you have a cross
> prefixed pkg-config built already? If so, then it would use that one by
> default anyway. This patch is only a fallback, and does not effect
> anything that already works.
You need to read carefully. I said if it went missing for whatever reason.
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