[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavu: test for broken binutils on ARM

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Fri Jan 4 23:15:38 CET 2013

On Fri, Jan 04, 2013 at 04:57:14PM -0500, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> On 04/01/2013 4:20 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 07:08:32PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 12:49:33PM -0500, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> >>> On 17/12/2012 12:46 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >>>> i dont know such version range or if its reliable accross distros
> >>>
> >>> If you can point me at a CVS commit, or bug ID, I'll investigate.
> > 
> > any news about this ?
> Caught up with holidays. The bug report itself says 2.20 and has a patch.
> However, I guess checking the version is a crapshoot, since tons of things
> use CVS versions of binutils.
> Ideally I don't think FFmpeg's code should be cluttered with warnings for
> being compiled/linked with broken toolchains, since that's kind of out
> of its scope.
> I guess go with whatever the majority want.

majority, what do you want ?


Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Awnsering whenever a program halts or runs forever is
On a turing machine, in general impossible (turings halting problem).
On any real computer, always possible as a real computer has a finite number
of states N, and will either halt in less than N cycles or never halt.
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