[Ffmpeg-devel] ffplay not compiled anymore

Måns Rullgård mru
Wed Jun 14 23:04:03 CEST 2006

"Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:

>> "Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:
>> >> Luca Barbato said:
>> >> > Luca Abeni wrote:
>> >> >> Hi all,
>> >> >>
>> >> >> I just discovered that after an update from subversion the
>> >> >> configure script refuses to compile ffplay because SDL is too
>> >> >> old. This is happening on a debian stable machine...  I think
>> >> >> that debian stable (3.1) should be supported, no?
>> >> >
>> >> > Was discussed with a window of about a week... I won't revert it
>> >> > since it breaks other distros.
>> >> IMHO, requiring the latest released version of libs is reasonable.
>> >> Supporting Debian stable is just not feasible.
>> >
>> > It is not only about Debian, but also all other OSes which don't
>> > necessarily have the latest-whizzbang-version-of-everything.
>> > Requiring everyone to update their port of SDL just for 2 lines of
>> > code that aren't necessary is not really any more reasonable IMO.
>> Alright, take it easy.  I'll fix it.  I just can't help wondering why
>> I heard not even a whisper of a complaint from you lot when I
>> repeatedly asked for opinions on this change.
> Cause I probably left the mail waiting for an answer and then forgot it 
> when a pile of spams and trolls went through :P
> It just happened as I svn uped and rebuilt to test the rtsp fix in a 
> hurry.

Those things happen.  I've checked in something that should fix it.

> Oh btw, anyone knows a normalized (posix ?) way to know the available 
> RAM ?
> I'd get configure to disable -O3 -g when it's less than 1GB since it 
> fails anyway (yes, not only in BeOS with antiquated gcc) because some 
> files are way too big anyway (namely mpegvideo.c, snow.c ...). I always 
> keep it but have to manually build those... better would be to make 
> them of a reasonable size. :D

It builds just fine on my laptop with total 512MB RAM.  Are you sure
your setup isn't broken?

M?ns Rullg?rd
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