[Mesa-dev] [Bug 80615] Files in bellagio directory [omx tracker] don't respect installation folder

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Mon Jun 30 14:23:20 PDT 2014


--- Comment #5 from Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> ---
AFAICS the whole thing is quite inconsistent.

(In reply to comment #3)
> That's something I hadn't noticed. However, it still bugs me. Why would this
> component deal with its installation path differently from the others. Let's
> have a look at opencl, vdpau and egl :
>   --with-vdpau-libdir=DIR directory for the VDPAU libraries
>                           [default=${libdir}/vdpau]
Defined by libvdpau. Can be accessed/queried via pkg-config (moduledir)

>   --with-opencl-libdir=DIR
>                           directory for auxiliary libraries used by the
> OpenCL
>                           implementation [default=${libdir}/opencl]

>   --with-egl-driver-dir=DIR
>                           directory for EGL drivers [[default=${libdir}/egl]]
Internal to mesa. Ideally we'll have this one nuked for the next release.

> And then we have omx :
>   --with-omx-libdir=DIR   directory for the OMX libraries
Defined by bellagio. Can be accessed/queried via pkg-config (pluginsdir)

> It seems omx is one of a kind by not using something ${libdir}/bellagio. By
> doing this small modification, a user wouldn't be surprise to have this only
> component install not in the libdir he asked for, but he would still be able
> to set a different path if needed.
It can be argued either way, yet imho we should be using pkg-config when
possible. I don't mind either way, as long as Christian is happy with the

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