[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] news: add entry about stricter configure behavior
Carl Eugen Hoyos
ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Dec 11 00:27:28 EET 2016
2016-12-10 23:24 GMT+01:00 James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>:
> On 12/10/2016 7:22 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> 2016-12-10 19:47 GMT+01:00 Andreas Cadhalpun <andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com>:
>>> Suggested-by: Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Andreas Cadhalpun <Andreas.Cadhalpun at googlemail.com>
>>> src/index | 7 +++++++
>>> 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
>>> diff --git a/src/index b/src/index
>>> index c203676..8f533f5 100644
>>> --- a/src/index
>>> +++ b/src/index
>>> @@ -37,6 +37,13 @@
>>> + <h3 id="stricterconfigure">December 10th, 2016, stricter configure behavior.</h3>
>>> + <p>
>>> + The configure script now fails if autodetect-libraries are requested but not found.
>>> + </p>
>>> + <p>
>>> + If for example SDL headers are not available, '--enable-sdl2' will cause a configure failure.
>> Please push, esp. since the relevant change is already in git.
>> Thank you, Carl Eugen
> Again, I'm against this. This is not news entry worthy.
Then please revert the configure change:
This is (by far) the biggest change in configure behaviour since forever,
this has to be communicated and this was the condition for the patch.
> A line can be added to the next release news entry announcement, or
> to the RELEASE_NOTES files, but not alone.
If you care, add it to the release notes, but this cannot replace the
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