FFmpeg and x264 circular dependency

Andrew Berg aberg010 at my.hennepintech.edu
Thu Mar 6 01:59:30 UTC 2014

On 2014.03.05 19:49, Tom Evans wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 1:45 AM, Andrew Berg
> <aberg010 at my.hennepintech.edu> wrote:
>> I don't know what the system libx264 is, but I'm in favor of having a libx264 port that both x264 and ffmpeg explicitly require.
> The port for libx264 and for x264 would use the same source files, but
> when you configure x264 (cmdline) you tell it to use libx264 that is
> installed in the system to link to rather than build the library all
> over again.
> It's a configure option designed to enable this sort of packaging :)
Ah. Well, if there's going to be a separate libx264 port, then that's the way to go.

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