[Ffmpeg-devel] Problem building from snapshots
Thu Apr 19 16:20:18 CEST 2007
Sibnath GHOSH wrote:
> version.h was not present in the latest release. I downloaded it, but did
> not find version.h. Its generated when you build it. In the latest release
> its giving #define FFMPEG_VERSION "SVN-rUNKNOWN".
What did you do *exactly*? Downloaded what? Build how?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ffmpeg-devel-bounces at mplayerhq.hu
> [mailto:ffmpeg-devel-bounces at mplayerhq.hu] On Behalf Of Michel Bardiaux
> Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 4:11 PM
> To: FFmpeg development discussions and patches
> Subject: Re: [Ffmpeg-devel] Problem building from snapshots
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 03:34:42PM +0200, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
>>> If you download the 'bare sources' snapshot and do a 'make
>>> distclean', version.h is removed, and configure makes it UNKNOWN.
>> Dunno what you refer to by "it", but configure does nothing to
>>> When the svn metadata are not present, version.sh should not be removed.
>>> by make distclean.
>> version.sh is not removed by make distclean, version.h is.
>> The information I gather from this confused report does not lead me to
>> a reproducible problem. It's all working fine and dandy here...
> Yes, definitely not one of my best shows! Once more with feeling:
> * download the 'bare sources' snapshot
> * make distclean
> => version.h is removed
> * configure
> * make
> => new version.h with -rUNKNOWN
> Hence version.h should not be removed when it is known that version.sh
> (invoked by the top Makefile) would result in a new version.h with
> This does not impact my builds, but it has the unfortunate result that a
> user of the 'bare sources' snapshot, following all the recommended
> procedures including the distclean, ends up with an ffmpeg that reports
> -rUNKNOWN, which complicates support.
> Hoping this is better.
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