[Ffmpeg-devel] What is BUILDSUF good for?

François Revol revol
Wed Oct 4 18:25:53 CEST 2006

> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > So, what is BUILDSUF good for in the build system?  It's not used
> > by any platform.  I'll remove it unless somebody points out what I
> > overlooked.
> This sounds like something that would be set to ".EXE" or ".DLL" when 
> building binaries on a Windows system. Then targets would look like, 
> e.g., "ffmpeg${BUILDSUF}" or some such. But it must not be hooked up.

I added this to be able to build libav*.formyownapp.so, (actually for 
ffdecoder) to make sure updating libavcodec.so doesn't break this 
specific version, because of the API instabilities.


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