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

Måns Rullgård mru
Tue Jan 30 01:52:02 CET 2007

Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:

> Hi
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 10:15:00AM +0100, Steve Lhomme wrote:
>> 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.
> you know very well that they are under #ifdefs (some of the other people
> who claimed that ffmpeg where written for gcc may or may not have known that
> but you do as you have worked with the code) so could you maybe spare
> us from this trolling
> if you want i can ask our root at mphq team to create a new mailing list
> for random rants, trolling, flames and such ...

We could even have posts from certain individuals automatically
redirected to that list...

M?ns Rullg?rd
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