[FFmpeg-devel] Build problem

David DeHaven dave
Wed Feb 4 17:36:34 CET 2009

On Feb 4, 2009, at 2:22 AM, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:

> Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> writes:
>> On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 09:25:46AM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> Art Clarke <aclarke at xuggle.com> writes:
>>>> Hi folks,
>>>> I installed yasm on our Mac build boxes today, and noticed the
>>>> following error doing x86_64 builds:
>>>>>> ld: pointer in read-only segment not allowed in slidable image,  
>>>>>> used in dispatch_tab_sse from libavcodec/x86/fft_mmx.o
>>>> I was wondering if people already knew why this occurs (a perusal  
>>>> of
>>>> the archives suggested not).  If I don't have yasm installed or
>>>> available on the path the build works fine.  Any thoughts or anyone
>>>> else seeing this?
>>> Yes, Apple is stupid as usual.  What that error message means is  
>>> that
>>> it doesn't allow relocations in read-only sections, which is utterly
>>> silly.
>> Well, in that specific case it might also be because the data gets
>> placed in .text and not .rodata on OSX, supposedly because of  
>> alignment
>> issues.
> Wasn't there a hack for that?  Also, if that is the problem, using
> latest yasm svn version should have a fix IIRC.

Yes it does :) Nasm too, I submitted patches.


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