[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/platform: Add build instruction for Windows Runtime

Timothy Gu timothygu99 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 19:02:17 CET 2015

On Sat Jan 10 2015 at 2:07:16 AM Derek Buitenhuis <
derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 1/10/2015 8:43 AM, Timotius Margo wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > The attached patch updates the Platform Specific Information with build
> instruction for Windows Store and Windows Phone 8.1.
> [...]
> > + at heading MinGW Setup
> Almost whole patch is wrong (should use MSYS2), out of scope for FFmpeg,
> and
> uses the wrong title (we *do not* want MinGW here at all).

Just because MinGW.org/MSYS is old and dead doesn't mean people don't use
it. So, merely changing the heading to MSYS is fine for me.

> It duplicates existing documention poorly or misleadingly (at worse,
> wrongly),


It also seems to include hacks which should not be needed.

Can't say anything about this one.

> If this belongs anywhere, it belongs on the wiki.

This is the best solution right now. Please add your information to the
wiki page https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide/WinRT for now, and
after we think it is good to be merged into platforms.texi we will do just


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