changes for consolidation

Tushar Teredesai linux_from_scratch at
Tue Mar 16 10:45:18 PST 2004

Reinhard wrote:

>I wanted to install imlib2 for other server-tools, but on my lfs-server-box I 
>didn't want to install xfree86.
>As the dependency of xfree86 is optional, I thought, I could build the library 
>without having X. But that is not true.
>The build will fail without X.
>That's why I believe, XFree should be a required dependency for imlib2.
This was fixed a few days back. 

>And what do you think about ffmpeg?
>Following the book, there's no dependency from ffmpeg to xfree and the build 
>will fail with the install-instructions from the book.
>Thus I believe, XFree should be required for ffmpeg.
>Without X, the build of ffmpeg will fail, until you specify --disable-ffplay
>The book does not use this option in the build-instructions thus requiring 
>XFree beeing installed prior to building ffmpeg.
>In this case, shouldn't be XFree a required dependency for ffmpeg?

Tushar Teredesai
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