[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: add pkg-config support for libx264

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 01:54:29 CEST 2014

On 17/10/14 8:49 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Benoit Fouet <benoit.fouet <at> free.fr> writes:
>> +enabled libx264           && { { check_pkg_config x264
> I forgot:
> You could add a line to the Changelog "pkg-config is now 
> preferred over --extra-*flags for x264 detection."

No need to mention it's preferred over anything (especially when --extra-cflags 
wasn't even necessary in 99% of cases and only a small portion of users ever 
needed to use that).
A line saying something like "x264 may now also be detected with pkg-config" is 

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