[Libav-user] FFmpeg and Apple's transition to ARM/Apple Silicon
Carl Eugen Hoyos
ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 19:03:42 EEST 2020
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> >> Will re-compiling the libraries on the new architecture be enough to make everything work "as before"?
> > Yes.
> I’ve been watching Apple’s WWDC video on how to convert apps to work on Apple Silicon.
> They say that all external libraries (which I’m using plenty of) need to be compiled as universal binaries.
I don't think this is correct.
> Is that something that FFmpeg already supports (maybe from the PPC/Intel switch days about 10 years ago)?
It is something that Apple's toolchain supports, not FFmpeg
> Or would I be able to compile two separate libraries (for Intel and ARM) and combine them into one?
Yes, this is what had to be done when universal binaries were needed
the last time.
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