[MPlayer-cvslog] r34099 - in trunk/libass: ass.c ass.h ass_bitmap.c ass_bitmap.h ass_cache.c ass_cache.h ass_drawing.c ass_font.c ass_font.h ass_fontconfig.c ass_fontconfig.h ass_library.c ass_library.h ass_parse.c...

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Sun Sep 11 18:30:59 CEST 2011

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 02:05:20PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 01:47:57PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 12:33:14PM +0200, reimar wrote:
> > > 
> > > Log:
> > > Update included libass copy to 0.9.13 release.
> > 
> > What's the point of continuing to carry this lib around?  AFAIR it is now
> > widely available in distributions, so IMO we should just check at configure
> > time and use the system library.
> Neither Windows nor OSX include it.

And who of these people compiles from source?  Those that do can compile
libass, what's the problem?  Do we bundle libc?

> And to my knowledge e.g. Gentoo is still defaulting to a setup that ends
> up combining the crashing library versions.

There will always be some combination of distro and lib version that is
buggy.  Report bugs, get them fixed, don't accumulate local workarounds.


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