[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Building ffmpeg for OpenSolaris/SPARC using GCCFSS 4.2.1

Benoit Fouet benoit.fouet
Mon Jan 5 09:44:12 CET 2009


On 01/02/2009 02:15 PM, Palle Lyckegaard wrote:
>> I think you should rather make sure that the correct 'install' command
>> appears first in your path.
> On Solaris the path is significant for what standard (see 
> http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/819-2252/standards-5?a=view) is used.
> When I build ffmpeg I set PATH to
> export PATH=/usr/xpg6/bin:/usr/xpg4/bin:/usr/ccs/bin:/usr/bin:PATH_TO_GCCFSS_INSTALL_DIR
> so I am sure that I use the "POSIX.1-2001, SUSv3" standard.
> Putting /usr/ucb in front of the path might cause side-effects since other 
> versions of the commands might be picked up from the /usr/ucb directory 
> instead of the ones defined by the standard (and chosen via the PATH).

do you have an 'install' command in any of those other paths ?
if yes, discard this mail :)
if not, why not appending /usr/ucb instead of prepending it ?

> So this is why I find it necessary to introduce the install variable. 
> Since it defaults to "install" no other host platform should be affected 
> and if other platforms have install in odd places the Solaris host method 
> can be used as well.


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