[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [RFC] ffmpeg-windows mailinglist?

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Tue Aug 1 17:44:49 CEST 2006


Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> [...]
> Well I object, vociferously. Contrary to what others post, the ffmpeg
> doc, and the web site, do *not* relegate windows to the rank of
> second-rate platform. Only compiling ffmpeg itself with MSVC is not
> supported.
> Creating such a list, will have the obvious direct consequence that the
> other lists will just flame "OT! Go to ffmpeg-wincrap!", and the less
> direct but just as obvious consequence that mingw builds will probably
> be broken 95% of the time. Windows *will* be hopeless as a platform for
> ffmpeg. That is a drastic change in development policies and I dont
> think it should be done that lightly.

What about droping windows/mingw/cygwin support ? (g)

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