[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Hack to disable implicit rules
Tue Feb 16 20:45:13 CET 2010
Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> writes:
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 09:43:34AM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> writes:
>> > Hello,
>> > since I've only recently seen them causing issues (mostly due to MinGW and
>> > Cygwin make being broken most of the time) and found a way that seems
>> > to disable them (although maybe more as a side-effect), I'd like to propose
>> > this patch.
>> > What are your opinions?
>> > Index: common.mak
>> > ===================================================================
>> > --- common.mak (revision 21840)
>> > +++ common.mak (working copy)
>> > @@ -4,6 +4,10 @@
>> > all: # make "all" default target
>> > +# disable suffix rules, we do not use them and like this we avoid (most?)
>> > +# implicit rules which might cause slowdowns or bugs
>> > +.SUFFIXES:
>> > +
>> Does this fix an actual problem?
> Not for FFmpeg, no.
Then it serves no purpose. Code (in the broader sense) without a
purpose does not belong in FFmpeg.
mans at mansr.com
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