[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] build: fix make checkheaders in out-of-tree builds

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 25 20:51:46 CET 2016

On 25.01.2016 20:28, Hendrik Leppkes wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 8:07 PM, Andreas Cadhalpun
> <andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 25.01.2016 11:01, Hendrik Leppkes wrote:
>>> msys doesn't seem to like creating directory symlinks with ln -s, for
>>> some reason it copies the folder instead, which is of course terribly
>>> slow.
>> There is a fast configure check, which I added to prevent actually
>> creating the link to the source directory, if it wouldn't be a real
>> link, but a copy instead.
>> Does that check not work for you?
>> It works here: After replacing '$ln_s "$link_dest" "$link_name"'
>> with 'cp -r "$link_dest" "$link_name"' it doesn't create the src
>> link and falls back to using the full path instead.
> It works fine now, I cleaned up my tree and re-applied the patch, who
> knows what happened before, possibly some changes from debugging left.
> I didn't check the code if you actually tried to handle such a case.
> Tried both normal in-tree and out-of-tree across drives, and it seems
> to run fine.

Thanks for testing, I pushed it now.

Best regards,

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