[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Handle BUILDSUF appropriately for non-posix systems
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
> Which Siren do you mean?
This one ^
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.
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