[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Force users to specify memalign_hack in configure

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Tue Mar 4 00:04:27 CET 2008


On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 5:46 PM, Michael Kostylev <mik at niipt.ru> wrote:

> At Mon, 3 Mar 2008 12:18:27 -0500,
> Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>  > I don't understand the logic here. So the default compilation of ffmpeg
> on
>  > *DOS (and such) should fail to run because you want people to manually
>  > enable this memalign hack? Why? Is there ever a case that ffmpeg runs
> fine
>  > on *DOS (and such) without enabling memalign_hack (and no,
> --disable-mmx is
>  > not a sufficient answer here).
> No, either crashes with page fault, or (only under win9x) exits with
> malloc error.

Then (ideally) this should be detected with a configure check and
auto-enabled. *DOS people will get a bad impression if ffmpeg crashes


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