[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Partial port of ffmpeg to MS Visual C - and a note on the inttypes.h issue

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme
Mon Jan 29 10:15:00 CET 2007

Alex Beregszaszi wrote:
> Hi,
>>> If you really want to be that gnucentric, 
>> do you know why everyone who uses visual <bluescreen, restarts system) C++
>> has a problem with understanding the different between standart and gcc?
>> we HATE gcc and we certainly are not, where not and never will be
>> gnucentric, ffmpeg code is stanard C, everything else is under #ifdefs
>> like asm, always_inline and so on
>> it must be something like
>> * user sees vc++ fail with random program
>> * user sees gcc to suceed with same random program
>> * user concludes that program is written specifically for gcc as he knows
>>   MS always follows all standards very carefully
> Thats a great point here.

It's like the difference between people who prefer to use C99 and the 
ones who prefer to use a real-world compiler.

Anyway, C99 doesn't cover inline ASM AFAIK so you can't seriously say 
that FFMPEG is not designed for gcc.


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