[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] make configure error out if endianness detection fails

Måns Rullgård mans
Wed Sep 30 22:23:35 CEST 2009

Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> writes:

> Hello,
> currently if e.g. the compiler manages to completely optimize away the
> bigendian test, we will compile for little endian.

Have you seen that happen?  It should not be possible.

> This patch makes configure error out instead.
> I'd also like to suggest to remove "-A n", the test IMO _should_ work
> without

I must have added it for a reason.

> and it would move configure closer to working on OpenBSD (the
> only other issue I know is that OpenBSD nm does not know -P).

OpenBSD is hopelessly broken.  I honestly don't know what to do about
it, except possibly ignore it.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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