[FFmpeg-devel] Probable WunderRadio ffmpeg LGPL violation

Alexander Strange astrange
Thu Jan 15 10:03:31 CET 2009

On Jan 15, 2009, at 3:34 AM, John Kelley wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 1:44 PM, Ronald S. Bultje  
> <rsbultje at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A lot of work is needed to support arm assembler because Apple's gas
>> is outdated. Their build is w/o optimizations of the armv4l/
>> directory.
>> It'd be nice if there was somehow a way to (cross-)compile the  
>> armv4l/
>> directory on the Mac in some way, either by updating gas (haven't
>> tested) or by making the code somewhat more forgiving to early gas
>> version restrictions / bugs / etc.
> In case you guys didn't know, programs for the iPhone get compiled
> with llvm-gcc (which uses a recent gcc from the 4.x tree) and not the
> Apple specific gcc.
> John

gas is not part of gcc, so that wouldn't affect most of the code.

Besides, that's not true:

Apple doesn't even ship LLVM with an ARM backend.

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