[vlc-devel] AW: Re: Difficulties with autconf/automake
andreas.korth at gmx.net
Sun Oct 19 21:37:51 CEST 2003
I also found a section in the HACKING file on this issue (after posting
my message) but it's not as informative as your description below.
I would suggest to update HACKING to include your explanation. It would
also seem like a good idea to me to add it to the developer docs online.
> > How do I add new files to the autoconf system, so that they
> get built
> > with VLC?
> You will have to add a AX_ADD_PLUGIN command in the configure.ac file.
> If the plugin is always to get built, add it at the place
> where there is already a bunch of these, without any
> condition (around line 850)
> If you want a configuration option, you will have to use
> AC_ARG_ENABLE. (look the pvr example, line 1400, which is one
> of the simplest).
> If your plugin needs special compilation options, you can
> change them with AX_ADD_CFLAGS (for C program),
> AX_ADD_CXXFLAGS (for C++) and AX_ADD_LDFLAGS for link options.
> Good luck,
> Clément Stenac
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