[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Mimic decoder

Mike Melanson mike
Fri Mar 21 17:12:34 CET 2008

Ramiro Polla wrote:
> Ramiro Polla wrote:
>> 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
> Actually it'd be something like
> ./configure --enable-msvc (...)

Are you sure this concept would be a full summer of work?

	-Mike Melanson

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