[vlc-devel] vlc: svn commit r23400 (courmisch)

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Wed Nov 28 23:57:16 CET 2007

Le Thu, 29 Nov 2007 00:46:57 +0200,
Rémi Denis-Courmont <rdenis at simphalempin.com> a écrit :

> Le Wednesday 28 November 2007 21:38:13 Alexis Ballier, vous avez
> écrit :
> > Actually I disagree with that, not shipping it while configure.ac
> > uses AM_PATH_LIBGCRYPT forces to have libgcrypt as a build
> > dependency, while as far as I know it's not.
> That's not quite true. First, you only care about m4 macros if you
> rerun bootstrap, which is to say, use the "maintainer mode" and
> modify the build system. If you get the official source tarball, you
> couldn't care less, and that's definitely the recommended method for
> "packagers". Second, libgcrypt is a recommended dependency when
> building anyhow, being needed for TLS support (through gnutls),
> Secure RTP, and hopefully soon secure update notification. Again,
> while I expect custom embedded builds not to use libgcrypt, I hope
> that normal "packagers" do use it.

Another solution would be to make bootstrap check against ligcrypt
presence (libgcrypt-config, which is used by the m4 macros).

Rafaël Carré
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