[FFmpeg-user] Unable to build FFmpeg 4.0 on macOS

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sun Apr 29 19:53:49 EEST 2018

Am 29.04.2018 um 18:50 schrieb Carl Eugen Hoyos:
> 2018-04-29 17:54 GMT+02:00, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>:
>> Am 29.04.2018 um 16:31 schrieb Carl Eugen Hoyos:
>>>> --enable-pic
>>> Why is this needed?
>>> (I see it often: If it has an effect, it makes the binary slower, so
>>> I wonder why people add it.)
>> because other than you people care about security and not only
>> performance - learn about system hardening - and yes given the
>> tons of errors and voodoo in *all* multimedia codecs it's
>> recommended
> Since you apparently studied this question much more thoroughly
> than anybody else:
> Which of the known (fixed or unfixed) bugs in FFmpeg with security
> relevance (there are thousands) was (is) not exploitable
> if --enable-pic was used?
> Do you agree that if no such issue exists, it may not make sense
> to incorrectly pretend an increased security?

given that hardening binaries is for *unknown* issues your argumentation
is pretty silly, read and try to understand

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