[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: accept unknown OSes by default
Mon Jul 6 12:01:59 CEST 2009
On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 10:42:00AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> > On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 10:26:11AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> >> 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.
> > Huh? When was that?
> Before I made it die instead.
> >> I'd be OK to have a blank
> >> entry with a name like "none" for those willing to try their luck.
> > What do you mean by a blank entry?
> One that doesn't do anything.
> > What about printing a warning instead of dying?
> We used to do that, and people ignored it.
What about dying when we find an invalid entry in target_os then?
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