[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: add command flag to disable yasm use

Dave Yeo daveryeo
Thu Feb 5 06:36:46 CET 2009

On 02/04/09 07:58 pm, Art Clarke wrote:
> But in general given that libx264 already requires yasm (build fails
> if it can't find yasm or you don't pass --disable-asm), more and more
> people are using FFMPEG for h.264 encoding, and slowly but surely Yasm
> code is increasing in FFMPEG, I think some change re: YASM
> configuration is a good idea.
> I suggest giving a rude WARNING on configure if yasm can't be found on
> the current system to give folks a heads up, and then in three months
> or so change configure to require yasm.
> If folks agree, I'm happy to submit a patch.

This would be very irritating on platforms that yasm doesn't support. 
(and nasm also doesn't work)

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