[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add SLIB_UNINSTALL_EXTRA_CMD to build system.

Víctor Paesa wzrlpy
Sun Oct 14 01:49:06 CEST 2007


Ramiro Polla said:
> Dave Yeo wrote:
>> On 10/08/07 06:28 am, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> > On Sun, Oct 07, 2007 at 10:16:26PM -0700, Dave Yeo wrote:
>> >> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> >>> On Sat, Sep 15, 2007 at 09:38:39PM -0700, Dave Yeo wrote:
>> >>>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> ...
>> >>>> Note also that we (and also Windows?) need an extra uninstall
>> command as
>> >>>> well in a future patch.
>> >>> Patches welcome.
>> >> Yes, well one patch at a time :)
>> >
>> > Let's see the patch right away.  If it is needed on Windows I'll
>> likely apply it right away.
>> >
>> ...
>> I've attached a quick untested patch for mingw, should uninstall the
>> same lib installed by SLIB_INSTALL_EXTRA_CMD. Though I am somewhat
>> confused as I thought the SLIB_INSTALL_EXTRA_CMD was installing an
>> import lib yet it seems to be installing the DLL with a .lib suffix
>> instead of .dll.
> This is an MSVC import lib.
>> Also it looks like gcc is creating an import lib with the suffix of
>> .dll.a which is not installed.
>> Kept to the same style as used in the rest of mingw section of
>> configure. Also cygwin has similar behaviour, looks like it creates an
>> import lib  but never installs it.

That's a bug, the .dll.a should be installed. It is also a proof that I
don't link to libav* anything besides of ffmpeg ;-)

>> Do both cygwin and mingw allow directly linking against DLLs and if so
>>  what is the point of creating import libs and in mingw case
>> installing  the DLL with a lib suffix?
> Reading [1], it seems OK to remove them. I'll apply attached patch
> tomorrow unless someone has a good reason to object.

Besides that, there should be a link, as suggested in [1]:

          	libxxx.dll.a -> ../bin/cygxxx-5.dll

> [1] http://sourceware.org/binutils/docs-2.18/ld/WIN32.html

Something alike to:


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