[gst-devel] GstGL library and plugins

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Mon Jan 7 04:39:22 CET 2008

On Fri, Dec 28, 2007 at 05:26:34PM -0800, David Schleef wrote:
> Ideally, I'd like to move the library to -base, except for one problem:
> the library depends on libGL (i.e., Mesa).  This is different than all
> the other libraries in -base, which only depend on the core.  There are
> several alternatives:
>   - Move libgstgl to -base, make -base require libGL (very bad)
>   - Move libgstgl to -base, conditionally compile libgstgl, and
>     conditionally install a separate gstreamer-plugins-base-gl-0.10.pc.  
>     (acceptible, but tricks similar to this were annoying in 0.8)
>   - Create a separate gst-plugins-opengl and move libgstgl there.
>     (acceptible, but Yet Another gst package)

I've pretty much decided to go the route of adding a separate
gst-plugins-opengl package.  If anyone has objections, now would
be a good time to shout.


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