[FFmpeg-cvslog] r16287 - trunk/doc

victor subversion
Tue Dec 23 09:53:37 CET 2008

Author: victor
Date: Tue Dec 23 09:53:37 2008
New Revision: 16287

Bring up to date the Cygwin docs.


Modified: trunk/doc/general.texi
--- trunk/doc/general.texi	Tue Dec 23 03:34:58 2008	(r16286)
+++ trunk/doc/general.texi	Tue Dec 23 09:53:37 2008	(r16287)
@@ -662,9 +662,9 @@ Then you can easily test FFmpeg with Win
 @subsection Compilation under Cygwin
-The main issue with Cygwin is that newlib, its C library, does not
-contain llrint().  However, it is possible to leverage the
-implementation in MinGW.
+The main issue with the 1.5.x Cygwin versions is that newlib, its C library,
+does not contain llrint().  You need to upgrade to the unstable 1.7.x versions,
+or leverage the implementation in MinGW (as explained below).
 Just install your Cygwin with all the "Base" packages, plus the
 following "Devel" ones:
@@ -672,8 +672,8 @@ following "Devel" ones:
 binutils, gcc-core, make, subversion, mingw-runtime, diffutils
 @end example
-Do not install binutils-20060709-1 (they are buggy on shared builds);
-use binutils-20050610-1 instead.
+Install the current binutils-20080624-2 as they work fine (the old
+binutils-20060709-1 proved buggy on shared builds).
 Then create a small library that just contains llrint():

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