[vlc-devel] vlc-qt-check usage in modules/qt/gui/qt.cpp

John Cox jc at kynesim.co.uk
Thu Aug 20 12:10:46 CEST 2020


>I'm not sure you're supposed to cross-compile and copy the
>resulting build on the target without make install-ing it
>first, though I'm not an autotool expert.
>The script in modules/vlc-qt-script is generated by the
>buildsystem (libtool or autofoo) and the real executable
>is in modules/.libs/vlc-qt-script. When you make install,
>all those generated files will be gone.

Ah - I guess that makes sense - but I've been very used to simply having
my build dir mounted on the Pi and just running from there for a quick
and easy development cycle in vlc3.  And as far as I can see this is the
one thing that breaks that model in vlc4.

>You can use --prefix to indicate where the install will
>be on the targetted system, and DESTDIR= makefile variable
>during make install to indicate where to copy the files
>instead of installing into your building system.



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