[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] drop support for using libav* compiled with mingw/cygwin in msvc

Ramiro Polla ramiro
Tue Feb 26 19:22:26 CET 2008

Aurelien Jacobs <aurel <at> gnuage.org> writes:

> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > r12154 has as it seems broken the in the past supported use of 
> > mingw/cygwin compiled libav* in msvc. Also the change has increased
> > code complexity and size. I was already mildly against this change
> > before it was commited though i left it to mans to decide. Now as it
> > breaks use of libav* under msvc iam more strongly against it ...
> > 
> > Anyway, my vote is to revert it. Theres no advantage in this commit
> > and it breaks what was supported and also documented as such in the
> > docs.
> I'm not in favor of dropping msvc support for no good reason (but I
> think it wasn't the goal of r12154 either).
> But I would like to keep something similar to current code (ie.
> avoid duplicating version number).
> And there's no reason we can't have both. So I vote for improving
> current code to make msvc happy without duplicating version number.
> The patch proposed in this thread uses something like this:
> This solution adds one more advantage: no one will confuse minor
> and micro anymore.
> Would this be an acceptable compromise ?

I vote for this solution. It is pretty much what I proposed some time ago (and
was declared "much messier" by Mans).

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