[Ffmpeg-devel] about mingw compiling problem (and possible solution)

Måns Rullgård mru
Wed Oct 4 01:07:26 CEST 2006

Gianluigi Tiesi said:
> Finally I've got the problem that some users sperimented.
> The problem is that the code that checks for a valid shell
> executes bash from cygwin that has different /tmp directory.
> A quick and dirty patch for ppl that want to compile it on mingw
> is appling this patch, dunno about a real solution,
> it seams that the script doesn't consider mingw bash as a valid
> shell but in effect it's a valid shell.

The standard mingw bash (2.04) *is* broken.  You need to install 2.05
or later.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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