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

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Jul 6 14:40:50 CEST 2009

Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 11:55:08AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
>> > What about dying when we find an unknown entry passed explicitly with
>> > --target-os, but accept unknown values that we autodetected?
>> Then we'd fail next time BSD is forked.
> It's impossible to account for all possibilities.  However, the last two
> systems we added required no porting at all...

True, but most of them do require special settings.  A simple "unknown
OS" message is much easier to deal with than a cryptic linker error.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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