[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: add command flag to disable yasm use

Jason Garrett-Glaser darkshikari
Thu Feb 5 06:45:54 CET 2009

On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 9:36 PM, Dave Yeo <daveryeo at telus.net> wrote:
> On 02/04/09 07:58 pm, Art Clarke wrote:
>> But in general given that libx264 already requires yasm (build fails
>> if it can't find yasm or you don't pass --disable-asm), more and more
>> people are using FFMPEG for h.264 encoding, and slowly but surely Yasm
>> code is increasing in FFMPEG, I think some change re: YASM
>> configuration is a good idea.
>> I suggest giving a rude WARNING on configure if yasm can't be found on
>> the current system to give folks a heads up, and then in three months
>> or so change configure to require yasm.
>> If folks agree, I'm happy to submit a patch.
> This would be very irritating on platforms that yasm doesn't support.
> (and nasm also doesn't work)

Which x86/x86_64 platforms are those?  I don't know of any off the top
of my head.

But if they exist, why not just have the rude warning/error not appear
on such platforms?

Dark Shikari

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