[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] faq: explain dependency problems with static libs.

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 21:30:08 CEST 2012

On 13/07/2012 3:22 PM, Nicolas George wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Nicolas George <nicolas.george at normalesup.org>
> ---
>  doc/faq.texi |   18 ++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 18 insertions(+)

This patch makes me sad, because this is a common sense thing, but it is
indeed frequently asked, so I have no problem with it.

> + at section I'm using FFmpeg from within my C application but the linker complains about missing symbols from the libraries themselves.

Should be wrapped.

> + at example
> +  c99 -o program program.c $(pkg-config --cflags --libs libavformat libavcodec)
> + at end example

FFmpeg's libs can be used just fine from non-c99 things (see: c++, or upcoming MSVC
support). :)

Looks good otherwise.

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