[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: Compiling FFmpeg using ISO/C89 compiler

Måns Rullgård mru
Wed Dec 6 18:51:58 CET 2006

Steve Lhomme said:
> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Steve Lhomme said:
>>> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>>> Steve Lhomme said:
>>>>> Also note that this problem is due to the recent changes (improvements
>>>>> ???) to the configure script that consider that everything is available
>>>>> for every platform by default.
>>>> It does nothing of the kind.  The configure script *checks* what is available,
>>>> and uses only the things that are found.  Moreover, use of most external libs
>>>> must be explicitly requested, and only then will they be checked for.  Do not
>>>> speak in matters of which you do not know.
>>> I just checked the official SVN and this behaviour has changed (again)
>>> since there is much more code to handle the enabling/disabling of
>>> decoders (and others). You probably never looked at the configure script
>>> we are talking about (based on some older FFMPEG SVN). So check yourself
>>> before pointing fingers around.
>> I have not looked at your butchered version, and I have no intention to do so.
>> Someone else has already provided ample evidence that it doesn't work properly.
> It does work for us on both Windows and Mac which is what we support for
> the moment. Our goal is to have the best possible program for our needs,
> whatever they may be.

Judging by the quality of your patches, I very much doubt you are anywhere close
to having the best possible program.

> If our code happen to be useful for others, that's
> good for them, but we will not make compromises with the sole purpose of
> doing what FFMPEG should we able to do in the first place.

And what, pray tell, is it you think ffmpeg should be able to do but isn't?

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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