[FFmpeg-devel] Reenabling OS/2

Diego Biurrun diego
Mon Jul 23 12:30:00 CEST 2007

On Sun, Jul 22, 2007 at 05:48:16AM -0700, Dave Yeo wrote:
> Hi, doing a svn pull of ffmpeg last night and attempting to build I
> discovered that OS/2 support had been pulled. I guess due to lack of
> bugs as it was building here with just a couple of minor fixes needed.
> Here is a patch to reenable the OS/2 build. I have only supported gcc
> 3.3.5 (klibc063) and currently shared builds do not run due to DLL
> naming issues.
> This patch does not include various fixes needed for the old EMX build
> system but I doubt that anyone would use it to build ffmpeg.
> In the future I will try to file bugs if the build needs any tweeking.

OS/2 support was broken and in lack of a maintainer, therefore it was
axed.  Are you willing to look after it?

> --- ffmpeg.svn/configure	Sat Jul 21 23:32:16 2007
> +++ ffmpeg/configure	Sun Jul 22 04:52:22 2007
> @@ -1182,17 +1185,38 @@ case $targetos in
>    irix*)
>      targetos=irix
>      ranlib="echo ignoring ranlib"
>      ;;
> -  *)
> +   os/2)

indentation messup

> +    TMPE=$TMPE".exe"

Hmmmm, this is necessary?

> +    pkg_requires=""

Huh?  This should not be necessary.


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