Bug#478010: ffmpeg-free: Please add a build-option to just build internal encoders

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at luon.net
Mon Apr 28 08:52:20 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 10:13:55AM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 27, 2008, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> > >   It would rock if would be some set of DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS to only
> > >   enable internal risky stuff, so i could do this without needing to
> > >   do hacks in debian/ at all :)
> > 
> > I'm sorry to say that this is most likely impossible. The encoders and
> > decoders share more than 90% common code. In order to comply with the
> > requests from ftpmaster, we agreed on a way that 'disables' rather than
> > really strips off the 'dangerous' code.
>  I think Sjoerd only wants a separate option to build ffmpeg with the
>  original upstream source (well just to get-orig-source it) instead of
>  adding build-deps and all.  Sjoerd, does the following work?
>     DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=risky fakeroot debian/rules get-orig-source
>     debuild # no DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS set

Nope, because if risky isn't set config-extra-includes.h (which also disables
the encoders) gets added to config.h in the build-stamp rule.

See a later mail of Reinhard btw, we finally figured out what i actually wanted
;) I guess my patching skills are better then my explaining skills.

Torque is cheap.

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