[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Fix big/little endian check in configure (broken on Mac OS X)
Thu Mar 13 23:39:38 CET 2008
On 13 Mar 2008, at 22:35, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Patrice Bensoussan <patrice.bensoussan at free.fr> writes:
>> It seems the endian check in configure has been broken on Mac OS X
>> doesn't seem to like binary files). Here is a fix which should
>> hopefully work everywhere...
>> Index: configure
>> --- configure (revision 12435)
>> +++ configure (working copy)
>> @@ -1563,9 +1563,9 @@
>> # ---
>> # big/little-endian test
>> check_cc <<EOF || die "endian test failed"
>> -unsigned int endian = 'B' << 24 | 'I' << 16 | 'G' << 8 | 'E';
>> +unsigned int endian = 'B' << 24 | 'I' << 16 | 'G' << 8;
>> -tr -c -d BIGE < $TMPO | grep -q BIGE && enable bigendian
>> +strings -n 3 $TMPO | grep -q BIG && enable bigendian
> It used to be like that, and broke horribly on some systems.
Do you remember what was the issue? (btw sorry, I missed the related
thread on solaris, altough grep seems to be the issue and not tr as on
Mac OS X).
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