[Ffmpeg-devel] cross compiling ffmpeg

Marc Hoffman mmh
Mon Feb 5 14:34:00 CET 2007

On Feb 5, 2007, at 8:28 AM, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:

> Marc Hoffman said:
>> On Feb 5, 2007, at 7:59 AM, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 06:49:19AM -0500, Marc Hoffman wrote:
>>>> On Feb 5, 2007, at 3:57 AM, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>>> I don't much like the echos and we don't add our names to  
>>>>> comments.
>>>>> Also, you should try to hook up with the general structure of
>>>>> configure and not hack in your own parts. There is one place where
>>>>> we print output, there is one place where we handle options. Your
>>>>> current patch is a quick hack that works for you but unacceptable
>>>>> for
>>>>> us unless you address the above issues.
>>>> Thanks for helping me and sorry for the top posting.
>>>> I'm not sure if I understand so help me through this ok.  I made  
>>>> the
>>>> change associated with my initials and echos.  Which I agree with
>>>> however.  If you look at my change which is spread across the
>>>> configure script.  It was obvious to me that I need to:
>>>> 1. modify the help
>>>> 3. disable the default behavior of using uname to get targetos if
>>>> targetos is not set
>>> OK
>>>> 2. insert the new argument handling
>>>> 4. add default ignore handling to the main argument parsing loop.
>>> Not OK.  After your patch there are two places where arguments are
>>> handled.  This is unacceptable.
>> So would you prefer me moving all of the argument parsing to this new
>> place this is fine by me but its a much larger change with lots of
>> dependencies.   And if I look at the configuration script it seems
>> that there are 6 places 7 with my change that actually march over the
>> command line in some way or another.
>> 7 lines matching "for opt" in buffer configure.
>>      237:    for opt; do
>>      243:    for opt; do
>>      249:    for opt; do
>>      255:    for opt; do
> Those are doing something else.  They only happen to use the same  
> variable name.
>>      632:for opt do
> This one you added.
>>      979:for opt do
> This could, and probably should, be merged with the main loop.
>>      991:for opt do
> The main loop.

I have no problem should I move the entire argument parsing to this  
no location.  I don't see any other way to make FFMPEG retargetable  
where the host os is different from the target os.  I'm open to any  


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