[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 0/4] Some fixes for Sun Studio Express 11

Roman V. Shaposhnik rvs
Fri Oct 3 05:18:05 CEST 2008

On Thu, 2008-10-02 at 19:35 +0200, Diego 'Flameeyes' Petten? wrote:
> Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> writes:
> > Could you confirm that your compiles succeed? Especially dsputil_mmx.c
> > can't be compiled by Sun cc here.
> I've disabled MMX/SSE for now since the alignment does not work (and
> thus I have very little hope for those to work).

AFAIK, alignment of stack variables is only used in a couple of places
throughout FFmpeg. And even that has a high chance of working
(by accident) now.

> I have a problem with the final linking of the ffmpeg binary though,
> since Sun Studio Express has a very strange (and inconsistent) behaviour
> (which I'm reporting through the Sun Bug Database as we speak): 

Please CC me on the issues you're reporting. That might provide a
quicker turn-around time.

> it links in libdl when using dlopen() for a final executable (like the one used
> for testing during configure), but it doesn't for libraries (like
> libavformat).

I wouldn't call inconsisten. That's actually expected. For shared
libraries you generally want as little dependencies as possible
or did I misinterpret what you are saying?


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