[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: sort decoder/encoder/filter/... names in alphabet order in one page

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 23:14:21 EEST 2019

2019-04-10 17:16 GMT+02:00, Guo, Yejun <yejun.guo at intel.com>:
> takes decoder names an example, with the default page length,
> shell command 'pr' needs two pages for all the decoder names.
> The names are firstly printed in the first page, then in the second
> page. So, as a whole, the names are sorted neither in column
> order nor in row order. It's a little confused.
> This patch calculates the proper page length, so all the names
> are printed in one page, and so strictly in alphabet order, column
> by column.

There is a report that busybox does not support pr
and we should therefore remove its usage, there is
even an old patch suggestion for doing this, see ticket #5680

Maybe this would be a good moment to do this?

Carl Eugen

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