[FFmpeg-devel] Question on libbrokenos support

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Feb 4 22:35:04 CET 2008

Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:

> On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 11:23:36AM -0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> > On the other hand, it seems to me that our configure script is already
>> > using the "-E" gcc's option. So, such option can be used to find the
>> > location of the system headers, and to copy them in lbos as suggested by
>> > Michael. (it was objected that this solution is not portable, but if
>> > ffmpeg's configure script is already using it I think it can be used by
>> > lbos too, right?).
>> -E is a POSIX standard compiler flag.
> Okay, but I don't see any POSIX-provided way of using it to find the
> pathnames of headers.. I suspect that behavior is gcc-specific.

Yes, and I said something to that effect already.  The use of the -E
flag in the FFmpeg configure script is valid, however, since there it
is only used to test for the presence of various header files.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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