[FFmpeg-devel] [MSVC toolchain] Patch to allow building FFmpeg with Linux bash on Windows (WSL)

Cyber Sinh cyber.sinh at free.fr
Fri Dec 29 14:16:21 EET 2017

Sorry for the diff instead of regular git patch. Here is the patch.

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Objet : Re: [FFmpeg-devel] [MSVC toolchain] Patch to allow building FFmpeg with Linux bash on Windows (WSL)

On Fri, 29 Dec 2017 10:44:21 +0100
Hendrik Leppkes <h.leppkes at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 3:43 AM, Cyber Sinh <cyber.sinh at free.fr> wrote:
> > The attached patch changes the configure script for FFmpeg (and 
> > associated shell scripts) to call MSVC tools including their 
> > extensions (cl.exe instead of cl for example). This is necessary, 
> > because WSL can automatically launch Windows processes from the 
> > Linux side but only if the process is in the path and includes the 
> > full name. Linux doesn't automatically append .exe and such to invoke a file.
> >
> >  
> The attached file is corrupted. Please ensure its in git format-patch 
> format. As it is, I can't even read it at all.

It's in UTF-16, and just a diff. Yeah, nobody can comfortably read it.
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