[vlc-devel] [PATCH 4/4] Simplified libmad configuration

Edward Wang edward.c.wang at compdigitec.com
Thu Nov 7 12:49:00 CET 2013

On 2013-11-07 06:46, Maxim Bublis <b at codemonkey.ru> wrote:
> Sorry, it's my fault. I've built VLC with libmad installed via 
> MacPorts and haven't noticed that original tarball lacks of .pc file.
> MacPorts, Ubuntu and Debian packages, FreeBSD port and maybe some more 
> distributives provides mad.pc with libmad.
> MacPorts: 
> https://trac.macports.org/browser/trunk/dports/audio/libmad/files/mad.pc.in
> Debian: http://packages.debian.org/wheezy/amd64/libmad0-dev/filelist
> Ubuntu: http://packages.ubuntu.com/raring/amd64/libmad0-dev/filelist
> FreeBSD: http://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/audio/libmad/files/
> My point is adding mad.pc to contrib/src/mad as separate patch (or 
> reworked this) would fix configure.ac <http://configure.ac> to build 
> VLC with system-wide installed libmad.

What if someone compiled and built their own libmad from the upstream 
tarball (i.e. didn't have the distribution-customized version with the .pc)?

         Edward Wang

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