[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] configure: Add --enable-concise-version option.

Stephen Hutchinson qyot27 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 20 01:45:40 CET 2013

On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 5:23 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni <at> gmx.at> writes:
>> > > +  --enable-concise-version omit 'configuration:'
>> > > from regular invocation
>> iam not completely sure this is a good idea
> +1
>> its quite important that bug reports contain this information
> It is.
> Carl Eugen

The information being there on regular invocation to make bug reports
easier is why this is set up purely as an opt-in.  The user has to
actively not want to see it and tell configure they don't want it.
Otherwise, you get both configuration reports and using -buildconf
will show the configuration twice - once as part of the regular
invocation, and then the one-per-line formatted output of -buildconf

In the event the user does choose to disable configuration:, the
regular invocation has an additional notice that the configuration can
be viewed with -buildconf (the output of which can be copied into the
bug report, like I did with ticket #3017; maybe there could be a
mandatory field added to the reporting form that makes sure the
configuration is always posted?  Is that possible with how trac is set

> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni <at> gmx.at> writes:
> please see config.h and the code that creates it

So it should be
enabled concise_version && add_cflags -DCONCISE_CONF

I'm not sure what I should be looking at in config.h.  Having it as a
discrete #define that shows up in the list of defines in config.h?
Using a different name (prefixed with HAVE_ or CONFIG_)?

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