[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Mimic decoder

Uoti Urpala uoti.urpala
Sat Mar 22 02:32:57 CET 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-21 at 18:22 -0700, Mike Melanson wrote:
> Uoti Urpala wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-03-21 at 18:13 -0700, Mike Melanson wrote:
> >> Uoti Urpala wrote:
> >>> If a large portion of the task involves things like adding POSIX
> >>> functionality and developing C99-to-restricted-subset converters it's
> >>> not very FFmpeg-specific any more. IMO such a "create a working C
> >>> development environment for MSVC" task is more Microsoft's area. Try
> >>> asking them whether they registered for GSoC :)

> >> Named initializers and what else? Sounds like you know, so speak up.
> > 
> > I don't know exactly what MSVC supports nowadays if that is what you
> > mean.
> So you don't have any idea of the task's scope. AFAIK, there is the
> named initializer issue. Does anyone know what other bits of FFmpeg code
> might cause trouble with MSVC?

I'd say getting a C parser+converter working and bolted to the build
environment is a bigger task than most individual conversions. And
whatever the scope, as long as most of the issues are fixed by improving
the MSVC environment what I said above about it not being
FFmpeg-specific applies.

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