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Need help changing a makefile to static linking

Hi all,

I'm having a hard time compiling a plugin (softhddevice) for the video disk recorder software (vdr). Unfortunately the last official version of the plugin was published back in 2013 and even worse it has to be compiled against ffmpeg. The last working version of ffmpeg was 2.8.x, patches should make it work with 3.5.x (if you can find them). It's definitely not working with ffmpeg 4.x
So my thought was to forget about all the trouble with different versions and compile the plugin against a static built and working version of ffmpeg.
That was the quickly found plan, but the implementation is more than difficult if you are not used to deal with makefiles.
I tried to copy parts of the makefile(s) of tvheadend (which btw does exactly what I have in mind) that simply adds the .a files to the linking command. But without success. I know that there's the possibility to tell pck-config to use static libraries, but I have no glue where exactly in the makefile I have to insert this command and how I can force pkg-config to search within the ffmpeg directory.
I hope someone can push me in the right direction.
Thanks in advance
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mdbFontset(5)							 The m17n Library						     mdbFontset(5)

mdbFontset - Fontset DESCRIPTION
The m17n library loads a fontset definition from the m17n database by the tags <fontset, FONTSET-NAME>. The plist format of the data is as follows: FONTSET ::= PER-SCRIPT * PER-CHARSET * FALLBACK * PER-SCRIPT ::= '(' SCRIPT PER-LANGUAGE + ')' PER-LANGUAGE ::= '(' LANGUAGE FONT-SPEC-ELEMENT + ')' PER-CHARSET ::= '(' CHARSET FONT-SPEC-ELEMENT + ')' FALLBACK ::= FONT-SPEC-ELEMENT FONT-SPEC-ELEMENT ::= '(' FONT-SPEC [ FLT-NAME ] ')' FONT-SPEC ::= '(' [ FOUNDRY FAMILY [ WEIGHT [ STYLE [ STRETCH [ ADSTYLE ]]]]] REGISTRY [ OTF-SPEC ] [ LANG-SPEC ] ')' SCRIPT is a symbol of script name (e.g. latin, han) or nil. LANGUAGE is a two-letter symbol of language name code defined by ISO 639 (e.g. ja, zh) or nil. FONT-SPEC is to specify properties of a font. FOUNDRY to REGISTRY are symbols corresponding to Mfoundry to Mregistry property of a font. See m17nFont for the meaning of each property. OTF-SPEC is a symbol specifyng the required OTF features. The symbol name has the following syntax. OTF-SPEC-NAME ::= ':otf=' SCRIPT LANGSYS ? GSUB-FEATURES ? GPOS-FEATURES ? SCRIPT ::= SYMBOL LANGSYS ::= '/' SYMBOL GSUB-FEATURES ::= '=' FEATURE-LIST ? GPOS-FEATURES ::= '+' FEATURE-LIST ? FEATURE-LIST ::= '~' ? FEATURE ( ',' '~' ? FEATURE ',' ) Here, FEATURE is a four-letter Open Type feature. LANG-SPEC is a symbol specifying the required language support. The symbol name has the following syntax. LANG-SPEC-NAME ::= ':lang=' LANG Here, LANG is a two or three-letter ISO-639 language code. FLT-NAME is a name of Font Layout Table (Font Layout Table). EXAMPLE
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Copyright (C) 2001 Information-technology Promotion Agency (IPA) Copyright (C) 2001-2011 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License <>. Version 1.6.2 12 Jan 2011 mdbFontset(5)

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