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

Ilia Mirkin imirkin at alum.mit.edu
Tue Oct 7 06:07:52 PDT 2014

On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 9:04 AM, Christian König <deathsimple at vodafone.de> wrote:
> Am 07.10.2014 um 03:11 schrieb Ilia Mirkin:
>> I'm under the assumption that OMX/etc don't do anything ridiculous. If
>> they do, it's a bug just like this vdpau situation, and should be
>> addressed as such. However addressing them should not preclude vdpau
>> from being fixed.
> Well, that was the whole point of the change. For OMX you don't have a
> standardized sub directory where to put the loadable modules, e.g. it's
> named libomxil-bellagio0 on Ubuntu and completely different on Fedora.
> So what I did was just to use the $pluginsdir from libomxil-bellagio.pc to
> determine where to install the OMX files and ignored $prefix. But Emil
> wanted all generated plugins to be installed consistently so he changed
> VDPAU to the same behavior as OMX.
> I'm perfectly fine with either approach, but it should just be consistent.

How about just failing the configure if you enable OMX (or anything
else we don't know what to do with) but don't specify an install dir?


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