[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: Allow users to disable all hwaccel libraries

Gyan Doshi gyandoshi at gmail.com
Sun Dec 10 20:53:21 EET 2017

On 12/11/2017 12:06 AM, Mark Thompson wrote:

> --disable-hwaccels does not disable hardware codecs: it disables hwaccels only, decoders and encoders will still be present.
> If you want to disable decoder and encoder wrappers as well then you will need to either use --disable-decoders --disable-encoders or disable them individually.

Sounds unwieldy. All solutions seem to me to require creating new lists. 
Patch withdrawn.

> Under what circumstances does a user want to disable autodetect for some subset of libraries while allowing it for others?  There can still be surprise dependencies, which is presumably the thing they want to avoid.

Not surprise deps but deadweights. If nvdec wrapper isn't enabled then 
nvdec shouldn't be linked.  Not a concern for most libs which are 
manually enabled.


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