[Ffmpeg-devel] cross compiling ffmpeg

Måns Rullgård mru
Mon Feb 5 14:41:55 CET 2007

Marc Hoffman said:
> 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
> suggestion.

Moving the loop as-is will break other things.  Give me till tonight to think
about a good solution.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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