[vlc-devel] [RFC, PATCH] configure: Do not stop configure if component is not found.

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Thu Dec 1 10:00:54 CET 2011

On Thu, Dec 01, 2011 at 08:04:46AM +0100, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
>     Hello,
> On Thu, 01 Dec 2011 03:32:44 +0200, Georgi Chorbadzhiyski <gf at unixsol.org>
> wrote:
> > I'm compiling vlc on a server with only minimal needed components
> > (libav, decklink, a52, x264) and without adding bunch of --disable-xxx
> > options configure stops with error on several occasions. IMHO if
> > component is not requested via --enable-xxx the configure should
> > mark it as not found and go on. The attached patch does this for
> > the components that I do not have but are generating errors.
> It is far too easy to build a completely useless VLC with that approach.
> For instance, it is completely unreasonable NOT to fail by default if XCB
> is missing on Linux.

Indeed, but what about a52, for example?

Best regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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