[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: accept unknown OSes by default

Diego Biurrun diego
Mon Jul 6 11:31:26 CEST 2009

On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 10:26:11AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> writes:
> > On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 11:03:05AM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >> I'd like to change the default in configure from reject to accept when
> >> encountering an unknown operating system.  I believe it is the more sane
> >> default and the last OSes we added just needed empty entries...
> >
> > The disadvantage is that if one of the OS that need heavy hacks change
> > name it will fail in an obscure way instead of during configure, and the
> > same is true for a typo in --target.
> The reason I made it reject unknown OSes was all the people passing
> crap as --target-os when building for OSX.

Huh?  When was that?

> I'd be OK to have a blank
> entry with a name like "none" for those willing to try their luck.

What do you mean by a blank entry?

What about printing a warning instead of dying?


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