[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] fix libswscale+altivec+-std=gnu99 compile

Diego Biurrun diego
Thu Jul 17 11:11:40 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 11:20:30AM +0900, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > I just fired up OS X 10.4.11 on my PowerBook to verify this.  I get a
> > compilation failure with gcc 3.3, but everything works fine with gcc
> > 4.0.  Since gcc 4.x is far superior on PowerPC, I do not think this is a
> > problem.
> I think we would entertain the idea of dropping AVV and use the {} 
> vector syntax everywhere.
> That require documenting that we support just gcc-4 on ppc (and that 
> would make some workarounds go away as well)
> Given that the 3.3 series has sever bugs and I'm not aware of people 
> using gcc-3 on ppc anymore, I'd be moderately fine with it.

I'm all for dropping those ugly compiler workarounds.  Note that we
would only drop Apple gcc 3.3, not FSF gcc 3.3.  The affected system in
question is Mac OS X 10.4, but it comes with Apple gcc 4.0 as
alternative to Apple gcc 3.3, so there should be no problem.


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