[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Coremake support
Mon May 14 11:06:51 CEST 2007
On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 10:37:19AM +0200, Steve Lhomme wrote:
> Here is a patch to support the coremake "meta-makefile system". Like
> bakefile or cmake, coremake can generate makefiles and project files for
> various IDEs. It was developped by CoreCodec to build CorePlayer
> (formerly known as TCPMP), CoreAVC and all other products on all the
> platforms we support (windows, windows CE, symbian, palm, OS X, linux,
> Sun). It is also used in DrDivX/DrFFMPEG and thus supports Qt4 special
> build commands (tested on windows and OS X).
Why? Reinventing the wheel due to NIH syndrome?
> The goal here is not to replace the current makefiles that do more than
> coremake is capable of doing now (install files after make, out of tree
> builds). But to give a wider choice of development environment when
> possible. It can also offer features not found in the current makefile
> like precompiled headers (used in DrFFMPEG with a good speedup of
.. and this cannot be done through hacking the Makefiles? ..
> Any comments/suggestion is welcome. We're still working a lot on
> coremake. There's still plenty of stuff to do.
Since this basically duplicates the Makefiles, it's unacceptable in its
current form. Furthermore, I fail to see advantages...
Was your intention getting this patch applied?
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