[vlc-devel] [RFC PATCH] contrib: vpx: update to 1.5.0

Filip Roséen filip at atch.se
Sun Aug 7 12:03:00 CEST 2016

On 16/08/07 07:00, Filip Roséen wrote:

> Due to the recent changes in terms of vpx-contrib (5a08752), I
> discovered that a newer version of libvpx than the now quite old 1.4.0
> is necessary in order to build vlc-android together with the contrib.
> What is lacking in 1.4.0 is the possibility to set the relevant
> "--toolchain", hence the upgrade to 1.5.0 where the list of applicable
> toolchains has been updated in the library.

As of `a57d650c` the library is now at version `1.6.0`, which solves the
problem described (so if you plan on looking at the RFC, there is no need

> ---
> Since I have never messed around with contribs other than locally for
> my own pleasure, I am marking this patch as RFC (I might also add that
> it is currently around 7am and that I have as most often not slept in
> far too long).
> Please tell me;
>   - if the mentioned rationale for upgrading is not appropriate, or;
>   - if it is more appropriate to go all the way and update to 1.6.0, or;
>   - if it would be better to conditionally disable vpx explicitly on
>     android.

Given the outcome I think my questions asked above has been answered
indirectly, but of course a clearification of when one alternative is more
appropriate than another would not hurt (though I'd be fine without such).

Best Regards,\
Filip Roséen
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