[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] build: disable iconv by default.

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 04:14:21 CET 2013

On 03/03/13 7:51 PM, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 03, 2013 at 11:45:06PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 03, 2013 at 10:49:22PM +0100, Clément Bœsch wrote:
>>> It seems to break a lot on MacOS because of a mixup between multiple
>>> iconv libraries. The issue is that the configure check link with no
>>> particular library path (so it uses /usr/lib/libiconv.dylib where all
>>> the symbols are defined). OTOH, the final build might link with extra
>>> library paths, such as the ports lib directory (typically you get
>>> -L/opt/local/lib because of an extra library such as SDL). Whatever this
>>> option position (before or after -liconv), it will try to link with
>>> /opt/local/lib/libiconv.dylib, and the issue is that this version has
>>> the same symbols as the ones in /usr/lib/libiconv.dylib except that they
>>> all start with 'lib' (libiconv_open, libiconv_close, ...). I don't plan
>>> to try to workaround this mess, so any better solution is welcome.
>>> ---
>>>  configure | 2 +-
>>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> Pushed.

You forgot to change the corresponding line in the output of ./configure --help 
from [autodetect] to [no].
Sorry for not noticing this before you pushed.


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