[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add --enable-rpath option to add -Wl, -rpath to pkg-config files.

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Nov 10 19:58:24 CET 2013

On 10.11.2013, at 09:18, Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:

> This allows installing into e.g. /usr/lib/ffmpeg and binaries linked
> against ffmpeg will pick these .so file while binaries linked against
> some fork or different version will pick the libraries in /usr/lib.
> There will be still some issues for binaries that (indirectly) end up
> depending on multiple variants, but for the simpler cases it should allow
> different applications to use different (compatible) variants that
> are installed at the same time.

I forgot to add: it is also useful for users who do not have root or for some other reason want to install in their home, while neither linking statically nor doing LD_LIBRARY_PATH hacks.

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