[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Remove special install path for MinGW.

angustia at arrozcru.no-ip.org angustia
Mon Dec 4 16:57:38 CET 2006

Quoting Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de>:

> On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 11:21:35AM -0200, ramiro at lisha.ufsc.br wrote:
>> I haven't seen any other library that does this install path
>> special-casing for Windows, and FFmpeg seems like it should be the last
>> program to support such a thing.
> This is due to the way MinGW cross-compilation is handled in configure.
> I've always been tempted to remove it.  In any case your patch is
> incorrect as --prefix will no longer work correctly.

I don't understand how it will no longer work correctly. My rationale  
was "let it be dealt with by default like it should be". Could you be  
more specific as to how --prefix will no longer work correctly?

> Also, if you
> remove the only place where a variable is used, you should also remove
> the declaration.

I hadn't noticed it was the only place used. New patch attached.

Ramiro Polla
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