[FFmpeg-devel] FFmpeg 0.6 status update

Ramiro Polla ramiro.polla
Fri May 14 07:04:43 CEST 2010

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 7:21 AM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 07:31:02PM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
>> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> wrote:
>> > Ok, we now start the "freeze" week. This means that everyone has the
>> > option to nominate any patch committed to trunk for backporting to
>> > 0.6. Diego and I will consider and (if it makes sense) include it. This
>> There are currently two issues with win64. One is that swscale doesn't
>> build because of long being misused as register width (I'll fix that
>> on trunk probably over the weekend), and the other is
>> https://roundup.ffmpeg.org/issue1889
>> Even if we fix the compilation of swscale, silent and hard to track
>> bugs will still exist because of the xmm clobbering issue. So I
>> suggest we specifically disable win64 builds in configure for the 0.6
>> release (and print a warning explaining why), and possibly backport
>> the changes after they get fixed on trunk for 0.6.x.
> What's the status?

Sorry, I'm somewhat busy. The swscale change didn't work out as
expected. I hope this is not holding back the release, if it is, just
leave as is. It currently fails to build for mingw-w64, which is imo
better than compiling and silently failing at runtime.

Ramiro Polla

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