[FFmpeg-devel] resolving the fate-mystery

Guennadi Liakhovetski g.liakhovetski
Thu Jan 20 13:32:40 CET 2011

On Thu, 20 Jan 2011, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:

> Guennadi Liakhovetski <g.liakhovetski at gmx.de> writes:
> > hi
> >
> > having got all the nice links to various articles about how to set up and 
> > run fate, I am still a bit... hm... hesitant... Perhaps, because I am not 
> > in a guessing mood atm. Anyway, looking at various configs, used to run 
> > fate, in many cross-build configs I see a mysterious "runcmd" thingie... 
> > No amount of googling could tell me what that is. Perhaps something as 
> > ingenious as a "/bin/sh $@" script or something similar?
> The runcmd file is attached.  Without this error codes from failed
> tests are not accurately reported by ssh.  I don't know why.

Nice, thanks a lot! Doesn't this deserve mentioning somewhere?...

Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
Freelance Open-Source Software Developer

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