[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Check for __PIC__ beside PIC to enable PIC-safe code

Måns Rullgård mru
Sat Jul 1 23:13:02 CEST 2006

Diego 'Flameeyes' Petten? <flameeyes at gentoo.org> writes:

> On Saturday 01 July 2006 22:14, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> 1. Why can't those other projects just be civilized and use the ffmpeg
>> build system, inside or outside their source tree?
> Because it's unfeasible in the majority of cases. And both xine-lib
> and xdtv uses slightly modified versions of ffmpeg code, in the case
> of xine-lib I'm trying to merge the changes so that the only things
> that would change would be for cutting down the unneeded code.

Such changes are either good or bad.  The good ones should be
submitted to us so we can include them in the official tree, and the
bad ones should be dropped.  When this is done there is no reason to
keep a private copy of ffmpeg.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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