[vlc-devel] Re: 8 hours later, still can't build vlc...

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at nxtelevision.com
Sat Jan 28 23:57:09 CET 2006

On Sat, Jan 28, 06 at 16:10 -0500, Mark Moriarty wrote:
> Went back to try contribs again.  Looks like some new change has been added,
> since 8 hours ago, that is forcing towards the extras/contrib directory
> structure that doesn't compile :(.
> configure: error: cannot cd to /home/mfm/vlc-trunk/./extras/contrib/src/live

There is some black magic inside configure which detect if you have
stuff compiled in extras/contrib and adapt some path and option.

So there is a configure option --without-contrib to avoid this

But it's true that configure should check if with-foo-path is set before
overwriting it.


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