[vlc-devel] Re: vlc: svn commit r13710 (jpsaman)

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at nxtelevision.com
Tue Dec 13 10:42:39 CET 2005

> Question: What is the current policy for a failed detection of 
> headerfiles, while the --enable-xx is used on the configure-line?
> I think the configure step should fail, because a user requested a 
> feature that his build environment is not correctly setup for. The 
> alternative is that he finds out during or after the build, which IMHO 
> is wrong and very annoying.

I agree.

> The above commit breaks the build on buildbots, which don't have the 
> necessary development headers/libraries for libraw1394, libavc1394 and 
> librom1394.

We don't specify --enable-dv in the configure of the buildbots so it
should just gives a warning and not stop. So i believe you need to add a
test to see if --enable-dv was set to yes before giving the error.


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