[vlc-devel] Re: CVS Commit (rocky)
sigmunau at stud.ntnu.no
Mon Jan 26 13:55:28 CET 2004
I think freetype.c could work without iconv, at least if it is only asked to
display ascii. But I don't have a system without iconv to test on. btw,
doesn't solaris libc have a iconv() function?
On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 07:30:57AM -0500, R. Bernstein wrote:
> Jean-Paul Saman writes:
> > This is a BAD IDEA!
> > If iconv is needed for freetype to work, then the above error should be
> > generated in the ./configure state. In otherwords an appropriate check
> > should be made in the configure.ac file. This is were autoconf is for!
> That's cool too. But in ADDITION, have that check in freetype if it
> NEEDS to be there rather than lots of little bits of code that gives
> the impression that it is optional (and as before) misses some of the
> Does someone who claims to know/understand/author freetype want to
> (And until then, what's there now is an improvement over what had been
> there - I was finally able to get vlc to compile on Solaris.)
> > Nothing is more irritating then finding out during the compile that you
> > missed a library. That is why VLC comes with autoconf.
> Irritating enough to fix it in the way you think it should be?
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