[Ffmpeg-devel] make test fails

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Tue Oct 3 15:39:07 CEST 2006

Dana Hudes wrote:
> I don't know what you're looking at but the page you reference says:

He probably mixed up ffmpeg and mplayer...

> I am therefore following instructions by submitting the bug report
> (regression test failure) to the appropriate mailing list specified by
> the lead developers. I would appreciate if people don't give me abuse
> for following instructions. furthremore, this sort of report is
> typically sent to mailig list of developers. That is the case with e.g.
> postgresql. With Perl, there is a separate perl-porters list to keep
> discussion of new language features and release progress out of the way
> of porting issues. Speaking of which, I'm able to offer at least
> build+regression  testing on Sun SPARC solaris 8/9/10 using gcc (the
> sunfreeware version of gcc3.x for 8; for  9 and 10, the Sun cooltools
> gcc4) on Ultra II,III+,IV and Niagra chipset machines including the new
> T2000 (Niagra 4 cpu 8 core), a SunFire v490 (4 dual core Ultra IV
> 1500MHZ), and a SunFire 15K (8 cpu Ultra III+).

interesting, could you also do some benchmarks on those systems?

> Whether I will
> contribute anything substantive to the project beyond QA remains to be
> seen. I don't know that anyone is really keen on a steganography
> addition but that might be amusing to write;

Not sure if the vhook/filter system in ffmpeg is a good fit but I'd be

> I'd have to do some digging
> in the literature. I know that a professor in the computer engineering
> dept. at Stevens Institute of Technology is working on motion
> compression I have to see who is involved and what they're up to (if any
> readers of this list are one of the students working on that speak up)
> and it might be possible to bring that work in if its not already here.

check the snow codec, if there is something new you could propose
something for it...

> Oh as for your wikiepedia article, that's nice. Have you ever read
> Spaf's netequitte FAQ? It predates Wikipedia by at least 10 years.

the one about "keep in mind that there are humans on the other side" ^^?



Luca Barbato

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