[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] configure: warn if GCC 4.2 is being used
gajjanag at mit.edu
Tue Aug 25 16:12:57 CEST 2015
On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 5:37 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> 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 + warn "gcc 4.2 is outdated and may miscompile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.
I put this because that is what the wiki does.
There is perhaps a minor benefit in that 1464 links to 3970,
where it is mentioned that certain patched versions work just fine.
Anyway, I will delete this unless someone has a better idea.
> Carl Eugen
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