[vlc-devel] [PATCH v2 13/17] contrib: use makefile instead of environment variable

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat May 2 07:35:01 CEST 2020

Le lauantaina 2. toukokuuta 2020, 0.26.39 EEST Marvin Scholz a écrit :
> On 1 May 2020, at 23:00, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > That's a very protracted way of stating that, exactly as I had noted,
> > and contrary to your BS claims, autoconf checks symbols just like
> > Cmake and ad-hoc systems do. And all of them have the option of
> > testing code instead, and there is absolutely no autoconf-specific
> > problem here.
> I just explained very detailed that no, contrary to Cmake and Meson,
> with autoconf you can not properly include
> the right header so the check will claim the symbol is usable even
> though it is not usable on the version
> we target. This being unfixable trivially is a autoconf specific
> problem.

That's a blatant and repeated lie.

We even do have such code tests in VLC configure for years.

Реми Дёни-Курмон

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