[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Coremake support

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Mon May 14 12:26:21 CEST 2007


On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 12:24:57PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Steve Lhomme wrote:
> > Reimar Doeffinger wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> not a good start, since corecodec.org is down I can't even look for
> >> documentation for it.
> > 
> > Yeah, that's a chronic problem. That's why the SVN is on matroska.org.
> > 
> > There's no documentation on coremake right now. There's only one C file
> > and script files for which the syntax is easy to understand (it's C
> > inspired).
> > 
> Let me sum it up:
> - it is a cmake alternative
> - it has a saner syntax
> - it is written in C
> Cons
> - doesn't have documentation
> - adds not much for the people with a working make/sh
> Pros
> - you'll take the burden to keep it up to date
> - new IDE users would feel better with their native bloatconf
> - you'd like to extend it to suit ffmpeg needs and other needs beside
> yours specific
> That said if the documentation appears and having support for it won't
> require effort for the other developers beside reply to your question
> when we do some esoteric changes to the makefiles, I think is reasonable
> give it a chance, given we are trying to move to git maybe won't hurt if
> you maintain it on a separate branch/your local repo and let others pull
> >from you to check it.

iam not against a branch/repo with that make alternative but iam against
having 2 seperate make systems in main ffmpeg

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