[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Coremake support

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon May 14 16:36:01 CEST 2007

Steve Lhomme wrote:
> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Steve Lhomme wrote:
>>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>> 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?
>>> Neither bakefile or cmake handle assembler files correctly. bakefile
>> FFmpeg uses GNU make, which supports everything we need perfectly.
> Don't want to turn this thread into a rhetoric contest. But who do you
> call "we" ? Is it the FFMPEG devs that have SVN access ?

Pretty much.

> FFMPEG devs who use the FFMPEG libraries ? FFMPEG users ?

They seem to be quite happy with the current makefiles.  No problem we've
encountered so far has been unsolvable with configure/make.

> potential FFMPEG devs that
> would like to work with something better than this perfect solution you
> like ?

If they can't cope with running make, they surely won't be able to contribute
anything useful.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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