[FFmpeg-devel] [Patch] adding 'dist' rule to makefiles

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Nov 12 22:09:23 CET 2007

"Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
> On Nov 12, 2007 3:40 PM, M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> wrote:
>> FFmpeg doesn't use autosh*t, and hence doesn't need a complicate
>> tarball builder.
> [..]
>> If it's in SVN, it's should damn well be working.
> So ffmpeg never has bugs? Anyway, don't bother, I expected both replies, go
> bully yourself, it's unfortunately not true. FFmpeg may not use auto**, but
> it does have generated files.

FFmpeg doesn't have any autogenerated files that need to be included
in a tarball for distribution.  That's sort of the point with
autogenerated files.

> Stuff in svn may work for you but not for me or the other way
> around.

That's true for any release of any piece of software.  Having a "dist"
target will not alter that.

> You're so predictable, Mans.

Why do you bother to ask, if you already know the answer?

> And a ruthless pessimist.

Nobody's called me that before.  Thanks for bringing some variety to
my life.

> Fortunately, you don't maintain ffmpeg.

Fortunately, I do maintain the FFmpeg build system.

>> FFmpeg doesn't have a version number.
> That was is both unexpected and just way hilarious. You should go into
> comedy.
> $ ./ffmpeg | head -n1
> FFmpeg version FFMpeg-0.4.8, Copyright (c) 2000-2007 Fabrice Bellard, et al.

Try that with FFmpeg from SVN head.  Anything older is irrelevant
since your patch won't be affecting it.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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