[Ffmpeg-devel] Using ffmpeg libs in an OSS project is a nightmare
Wed Aug 10 08:47:25 CEST 2005
On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 09:01:17PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> 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.
whether it is a bug, or it is intentional, it does not matter;
it is a reality that affects users of ffmpeg.
if you really think such a way, perhaps you should just say
ffmpeg is only supported on linux/x86, and simply ignore posts
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