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

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme
Tue Jan 30 12:26:43 CET 2007

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 09:25:38AM +0100, Steve Lhomme wrote:
>> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 10:15:00AM +0100, Steve Lhomme wrote:
>>>> 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)
>> The ASM code is #ifdef'd by the makefile. If you compile the code with 
>> another compiler it will fail because the ifdefs are not clean. I 
>> actually made some changes recently to DrFFMPEG to have both ppc and 
>> i386 ASM compiled in the same project at the same time (to make 
>> universal binaries in XCode) and I had to add some cleaner #ifdef's.
> Why exactly are the #ifdefs not clean?  It's much cleaner to control
> conditional compilation from the build system instead of using the
> preprocessor.

Until it's made irrelevant for universal/fat binaries as in Darwin/OS X.


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