[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 5/5] build: Prefer NASM assembler over YASM

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Wed Jun 21 14:48:00 EEST 2017

On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 07:49:59PM -0300, James Almer wrote:
> From: Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de>
> NASM is more actively maintained and permits generating dependency information
> as a sideeffect of assembling, thus cutting build times in half.
> (Cherry-picked from libav commit 57b753b445e23363c997a8ec1c556e0b0f6e9da3)
> Signed-off-by: James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>

> diff --git a/doc/platform.texi b/doc/platform.texi
> index 32d97cc58b..185bda5a07 100644
> --- a/doc/platform.texi
> +++ b/doc/platform.texi
> @@ -71,9 +71,9 @@ Mac OS X on PowerPC or ARM (iPhone) requires a preprocessor from
>  assembly functions. Put the Perl script somewhere
>  in your PATH, FFmpeg's configure will pick it up automatically.
> -Mac OS X on amd64 and x86 requires @command{yasm} to build most of the
> +Mac OS X on amd64 and x86 requires @command{nasm} to build most of the
>  optimized assembly functions. @uref{http://www.finkproject.org/, Fink},
> - at uref{http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/gentoo-alt/prefix/bootstrap-macos.xml, Gentoo Prefix},

> + at uref{{https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Prefix, Gentoo Prefix},

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