[Ffmpeg-devel] Compile ffmpeg for Windows

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Mon Oct 17 12:35:45 CEST 2005

Martin Boehme wrote:
> Michel Bardiaux wrote:
>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 11:01:59AM +0200, Martin Boehme wrote:
>>>> BTW, the documentation patch (on Windows / Visual C++) I submitted a 
>>>> while ago doesn't seem to have made it onto the homepage yet -- how 
>>>> often does this get updated? Or does it have to be done manually?
>>> I *think* it is done by a cron job on an sf.net host.  But Mike was 
>>> having
>>> trouble getting texinfo to output the HTML he wanted it to.  So right 
>>> now
>>> I'm afraid it does not get updated at all.  Probably this will not 
>>> get fixed
>>> before we get the new server :-(
>>> I might try to look into this, but I doubt I will find the time.
>>> Diego
>> What about disabling that web access to the doc completely? Of course 
>> with a small note, 'look at doc from cvs'. IMHO outdated/wrong doc is 
>> worse than no doc...
> Hm... I don't think removing the web documentation is a good idea... 
> building the documentation from the sources requires texinfo to be 
> installed. Half of the people using FFmpeg won't have that, so we'll get 
> questions on the list asking "how do I build the docs / how do I install 
> texinfo"... so I think it's better to have documentation on the server 
> that is updated automatically (which doesn't seem to be a big problem in 
> principle).

My fault, I wasnt clear. I meant disable *temporarily*, until automatic 
updates work again.

> My 2 cents...
> Martin

Michel Bardiaux
R&D Director
T +32 [0] 2 790 29 41
F +32 [0] 2 790 29 02
E mailto:mbardiaux at mediaxim.be

Mediaxim NV/SA
Vorstlaan 191 Boulevard du Souverain
Brussel 1160 Bruxelles

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list