[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Handle BUILDSUF appropriately for non-posix systems

Ramiro Polla ramiro
Fri Oct 19 21:23:36 CEST 2007


Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 03:42:48AM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
>> Fran?ois Revol wrote:
>>>> Diego Biurrun said:
>>>>> On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 02:49:32PM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
>>>>>> ./configure --build-suffix=-mingw
>>>>>> yields files named like avutil-49-mingw.dll
>>>>>> Attached patch names it avutil-mingw-49.dll
>>>>> I like this patch in principle, but I'm sceptical regarding the
>>>>> usefulness of the BUILDSUF feature.  Does anybody use it?  What 
>>>>> for?  Is
>>>>> this some standard thing that people are used to from auto*?
>>>> I use it to tag my own builds and distingish my ffmpeg exes/dlls from 
>>>> the ones that available from Cygwin Ports.
>>>> I also tag my static builds with --build-suffix=-static
>>> I originally added this to build libs for the FFDecoder plugin for 
>>> BeOS, so that upgrading ffmpeg itself wouldn't break the plugin.
>>> I'd use .for_ffdecoder or something.
>> I find it useful too. I have lots of different revisions laying around 
>> (-rxxxx). It's good for finding regressions. Some with different gcc 
>> versions (-4.2.1 or -3.4.6). And some on stuff I started working on so 
>> that I don't forget I'm supposed to finish them (like -siren, 
>> -libavgrab... =)
> Oh, you definitely have to finish those :)

I also have -correctly_install_win32 and it tends to have a higher 
priority =)

> Which Siren do you mean?
> http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=Siren

This one ^

> http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=Vivo_Siren

I still don't know what creates these to see if they have any relation.

>> I'll send an updated patch later.
> The patch is OK, update it and apply right away.


More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list