[Ffmpeg-devel] "Use a real OS!" message
Tue Apr 4 01:17:14 CEST 2006
On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 07:16:43PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 01:05:07AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > Hi
> > On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 03:53:44PM -0700, Mike Melanson wrote:
> > > Ramiro Polla wrote:
> > > >Hello,
> > > >
> > > >I see no one really cared about the "Use a real OS!" message in file
> > > >allcodecs.c.
> > > >I suggest to remove it with this patch, but that's just my opinion...
> > >
> > > You're right-- it's puerile. I would make the unilateral decision to
> > > apply your patch. But I see that the original string was applied by
> > > Michael, the only FFmpeg developer I fear, so I'm not touching it.
> > :)
> > feel free to replace it with something which prints:
> > OS: Windows/MinGW
> > OS: Windows/Cygwin
> > OS: BeOS
> > OS: SunOS
> > OS: Darwin
> > OS: Linux
> > ...
> IMO the message is not really useful and does more harm than good for
> ffmpeg's reputation. The problem is lusers expecting to be able to
> compile ffmpeg with broken windows compilers/libraries, not windows
> itself. ffmpeg works just fine when compiled correctly for windows.
you and melanson agree, thats a strange thing ...
well in that case i wont object removial of the message
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