[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Force users to specify memalign_hack in configure
Tue Mar 4 00:12:29 CET 2008
"Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> writes:
> On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 5:46 PM, Michael Kostylev <mik at niipt.ru> wrote:
>> At Mon, 3 Mar 2008 12:18:27 -0500,
>> Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>> > I don't understand the logic here. So the default compilation of ffmpeg
>> > *DOS (and such) should fail to run because you want people to manually
>> > enable this memalign hack? Why? Is there ever a case that ffmpeg runs
>> > on *DOS (and such) without enabling memalign_hack (and no,
>> --disable-mmx is
>> > not a sufficient answer here).
>> No, either crashes with page fault, or (only under win9x) exits with
>> malloc error.
> Then (ideally) this should be detected with a configure check and
> auto-enabled. *DOS people will get a bad impression if ffmpeg crashes
Why would they be using DOS, if they didn't want random crashes?
I find it hard to justify going out of our way to support a tiny
minority desperately clinging to an obsolete fringe OS.
mans at mansr.com
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