[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: accept unknown OSes by default

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Jul 6 11:26:11 CEST 2009

Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 11:03:05AM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> I'd like to change the default in configure from reject to accept when
>> encountering an unknown operating system.  I believe it is the more sane
>> default and the last OSes we added just needed empty entries...
> The disadvantage is that if one of the OS that need heavy hacks change
> name it will fail in an obscure way instead of during configure, and the
> same is true for a typo in --target.

The reason I made it reject unknown OSes was all the people passing
crap as --target-os when building for OSX.  I'd be OK to have a blank
entry with a name like "none" for those willing to try their luck.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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