[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Mimic decoder

Ramiro Polla ramiro
Fri Mar 21 17:03:10 CET 2008

Mike Melanson wrote:
> Ramiro Polla wrote:
>> The project I'm the most interested in for GSoC is one that might just 
>> start a flamewar: Port FFmpeg to Visual Studio.
>> I'm not sure it is even welcome by most devs, but if it is, I'll try my 
>> best to write a clean port. It would involve using the same build system 
>> we currently have, using wgcc as a cl.exe wrapper, importing some 
>> missing POSIX functionality from MinGW, and using MinGW to compile the 
>> extensive asm we have (except inline asm). It would actually be a hybrid 
>> build (MinGW+MSVC). Should I put more effort into this or is everyone 
>> against this just for the sake of bashing Windows?
> Would I be able to test the configuration automatically using a Python
> script?

That's what I'll aim for =)

Using MSYS (or maybe Cygwin): ./configure ; make ; make install

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