[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] configure.ac: Use AC_PATH_PROGS for luac

David Fuhrmann david.fuhrmann at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 17:03:04 CEST 2016

> Am 03.08.2016 um 15:49 schrieb Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen <hugo at beauzee.fr>:
> On 08/03/2016 03:46 PM, Rafaël Carré wrote:
>> On 08/03/2016 03:43 PM, Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen wrote:
>>> I have no problem reverting this patch, but I'd like to have an
>>> alternative solution which doesn't involve installing luac system wide
>>> before compiling.
>> export PATH=$vlc/contrib/`gcc -dumpmachine`/bin:$PATH
>> ./configure
>> make
> That would work, but is cumbersome to some extent.
> And if this is the expected way, why bother changing the PATH temporarily during configure in the first place?


IIRC, for macOS we always needed to have contrib/…/bin in PATH before, anyway. This was mainly because gettext is build in contrib only, and autopoint is already checked in bootstrap script.

But indeed, the better solution would probably to build all those tools in extras/tools.


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