[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] fate: Add ffhash as an md5 alternative

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Fri Jun 7 23:19:06 CEST 2013

On 07.06.2013, at 22:22, James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 07/06/13 4:27 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 05:11:47AM -0300, James Almer wrote:
>>> libavutil's MD5 implementation is still slower than openssl's, so
>>> give the latter priority.
>> doesnt work
>> make distclean ; ./configure ; ...
>> ffhash isnt build before use
> That's why there's a check to see if it's available, same as the other programs.
> This is meant as a last resort in the unlikely case no other system md5 program
> is available, but the user compiled ffhash with make alltools or similar.

But wouldn't it make sense to add it to the dependencies in the same way as ffmpeg for example?
That would ensure it exists, though in case of cross-compilation it still won't actually work though if run on the host (I actually have no idea where it will be run).

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