[Ffmpeg-devel] [patch] building on windows
Fri Jul 14 01:03:30 CEST 2006
On 14/07/06, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 04:40:45PM +0200, Christoph Pfister wrote:
> > The following rule in the makefile doesn't work properly because symlinks
> > aren't available on windows.
> > Because of that users have to manually rename e.g. avcodec.dll.<number> to
> > avcodec.dll. The following patch fixes it.
> > --- old/common.mak 2006-07-13 16:17:56.000000000 +0200
> > +++ new/common.mak 2006-07-13 16:32:07.000000000 +0200
> > @@ -18,7 +18,11 @@ $(LIB): $(STATIC_OBJS)
> > $(RANLIB) $@
> > $(SLIBNAME): $(SLIBNAME_WITH_MAJOR)
> > +ifeq ($(CONFIG_MINGW),yes)
> > + cp -sf $^ $@
> > +else
> > ln -sf $^ $@
> > +endif
> Hmm, 'cp -sf' makes symbolic links as well, at least with GNU cp. So
> does this work properly on Windows? The '-s' gets ignored or what?
At least in MSYS version 1.0.10 'ln -s' and 'cp -s' already make
copies of the files that are supposed to be linked to. I'm not sure in
which situation Christophs patch is relevant.
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