[vlc-devel] [PATCH] stream_extractor: fix compilation with older libarchive

Steve Lhomme robux4 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 17:32:59 CET 2017

On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 5:04 PM, Filip Roséen <filip at atch.se> wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> On 2017-03-02 16:50, Steve Lhomme wrote:
>  Since we require only 3.1.0 instead of 3.2.2 in the contribs
> The relevant change to src/contrib/libarchive/rules.mak was already done in
> ee241a4; it is however unfortunate that the relevant change to configure.ac
> did not make it in at the same time.
> See attached patch.
> However, in my opinion we should bump the required libarchive version to
> 3.3.1 (or at least 3.3.0) as this is the latest stable release (and it has
> some nice advantages over 3.2.0).

I think version requirements depend on what usual Linux distro provide
by default.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS that's available on Windows (don't judge me) provides 3.1.2.

> I will submit patches for such a change at a later time (after some
> benchmarks and testing to make sure that it is actually a
> required/wanted/necessary change).
> Best Regards,
> Filip
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