[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] Revert "configure: ask vdpau.pc for the default location of the vdpau drivers"

Christian K├Ânig deathsimple at vodafone.de
Fri Oct 3 00:43:24 PDT 2014

Am 03.10.2014 um 03:53 schrieb Ilia Mirkin:
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 7:59 PM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 02/10/14 06:41, Ilia Mirkin wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 8:33 PM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On 29/09/14 17:24, Matt Turner wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 9:16 AM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> So all in all we have the following:
>>>>>> Some distributions/people choose odd location of the modules. Which
>>>>>> can lead to the system (vdpau/omx) looking at the wrong place for the
>>>>>> backends, i.e. not working. One can consider that there is no way to
>>>>>> override the module location at runtime.
>>>>> Do we have more specifics? If they're doing something stupid and it
>>>>> breaks, they typically get to keep the pieces.
>>>>> Debian/Ubuntu install to /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/vdpau/? Isn't
>>>>> ${libdir} just /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ in that case?
>>>> Hmm I was under the impression that ${libdir} and
>>>> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ are different things. Can I consider you as a
>>>> volunteer for the following, even if the chances of it happening are zero ?
>>>> On 29/09/14 17:16, Emil Velikov wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>>>> How many volunteers do we have that will guide Debian/Ubuntu/other to
>>>>> do the correct thing ? If we have at least one, I will be OK with
>>>>> reverting the patch.
>>> Guide who? The maintainers? Sure, I'll happily help them out.
>> Pretty much everyone that reports a bug/send an email to the ML/posts a
>> big and flashy "review" along the lines of "vdpau/omx/va is
>> useless/broken" like YKW.
>> The numbers/reports will be low (if any), but the encounters are likely
>> to be quite "interesting".
> I'm more than happy to enlighten people as to why what they're doing
> is wrong. I guess this patch is good then?

You need to implement the same for the OMX target as well, since the 
intention was to get a consistent behavior.


>    -ilia

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