[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Coremake support

Diego Biurrun diego
Mon May 14 11:06:51 CEST 2007

On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 10:37:19AM +0200, Steve Lhomme wrote:
> Here is a patch to support the coremake "meta-makefile system". Like 
> bakefile or cmake, coremake can generate makefiles and project files for 
> various IDEs. It was developped by CoreCodec to build CorePlayer 
> (formerly known as TCPMP), CoreAVC and all other products on all the 
> platforms we support (windows, windows CE, symbian, palm, OS X, linux, 
> Sun). It is also used in DrDivX/DrFFMPEG and thus supports Qt4 special 
> build commands (tested on windows and OS X).

Why?  Reinventing the wheel due to NIH syndrome?

> The goal here is not to replace the current makefiles that do more than 
> coremake is capable of doing now (install files after make, out of tree 
> builds). But to give a wider choice of development environment when 
> possible. It can also offer features not found in the current makefile 
> like precompiled headers (used in DrFFMPEG with a good speedup of 
> compilation).

.. and this cannot be done through hacking the Makefiles? ..

> Any comments/suggestion is welcome. We're still working a lot on 
> coremake. There's still plenty of stuff to do.

Since this basically duplicates the Makefiles, it's unacceptable in its
current form.  Furthermore, I fail to see advantages...

Was your intention getting this patch applied?


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