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

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Sep 3 22:34:10 CEST 2014

On Wed, Sep 03, 2014 at 10:29:32PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On 03.09.2014, at 22:09, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > 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
> Ah, so that's what all that code is there for :)
> Then I change my comment to request that you added a comment saying it checks for working ln.
> I'd also suggest that one of the clean make targets should remove the link.
> And maybe we should remove it in configure as well before (re-)creating or does it already handle that, too, and I missed it?

the ln_s includes a -f(orce)

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