[Ffmpeg-devel] Using ffmpeg libs in an OSS project is a nightmare
Tue Aug 9 03:01:17 CEST 2005
On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 01:24:17PM -0700, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 01:13:18PM +0200, Balatoni Denes wrote:
> > Hi!
> > vas?rnap 07 augusztus 2005 12.43-kor Dave Airlie ezeket a bolcs gondolatokat
> > fogalmazta meg:
> > > It should be no problem building shared libs for ffmpeg without PIC,
> > > we don't use -fPIC to build Mesas OpenGL libraries and drivers due to
> > > the perceived speed loss.
> > That's a valid point, so let me wrap up the discussion by referring to the
> > previous emails about manpower.
> it might not be needed on linux/x86 when linking to a program, but
> there are platforms and situations where PIC is _needed_.
This is never a fundamental limitation of the architecture, but a
buggy (missing feature) dynamic linker.
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