[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] configure: unbreak cross-pkg-config support with contrib

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Tue Mar 4 10:08:21 CET 2014

On 04 Mar, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> > They don't have hacks, and they work fine.
> Overriding the LIBDIR in configure is a hack and I already explained it
> multiple times.

pkg-config is a hack too. Everyone complained about it.

> > Windows building even works on Windows, natively, if you know enough
> > about autotools.
> > 
> > The Debian packager of mingw decided to not use the default flags, while
> > not recommended. Complaints can go there...
> This is ridiculous. This is an UPSTREAM pkg-config feature as already
> explained in this thread. Twice. Actually, that's three times with the
> commit log.

No. I'm speaking about the pthread dll dependencies. Windows building
works fine.
Debian packaging of MinGW is non-standard (and stupid).

But, sure, it's so much of an UPSTREAM feature, that not everyone is
shipping it...

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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