[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] confgure: create quick access fate samples link

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Sep 3 22:09:37 CEST 2014

On Wed, Sep 03, 2014 at 08:46:04PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On 03.09.2014, at 18:49, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > This allows using fs/<random_fate_sample> from the directory where ffmpeg was build
> > for example in bug reports.
> > 
> > Alternatively this could be created from the Makefile
> > 
> > This of course works only on OS and file-systems which support links
> Not sure what ln_s is or does, but there are cases where ln -s will have a dummy implementation that does cp instead.
> Especially for this reason I rather don't like having this as something that is enabled by default.

the code checks if theres real link support before linking the
fate samples
if its not supported nothing is created


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