[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] configure: warn if GCC 4.2 is being used

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Aug 25 11:37:57 CEST 2015

Ganesh Ajjanagadde <gajjanagadde <at> gmail.com> writes:

> +        if [ "$first" = true ]; then
> +            case $gcc_basever in
> +                4.2*)
> +                warn "gcc 4.2 is outdated and may miscompile 
> FFmpeg. Please use a newer compiler."

Nothing wrong with that if the English Language Police 
has no objections.

And I still consider it an improvement.

> +                warn "See https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/1464 
> for more details." ;;

I don't think the ticket contains useful information, the 
issue iirc was that users from time to time reported 
issues and it turned out that their compiler was buggy.

Carl Eugen

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