[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: fix configure when using gcc

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 22:05:22 CEST 2015

On Sun, Oct 11, 2015 at 9:55 PM, Ganesh Ajjanagadde <gajjanag at mit.edu> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 11, 2015 at 3:45 PM, Ben Boeckel <mathstuf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, 11 Oct, 2015 at 16:34:51 GMT, Ganesh Ajjanagadde wrote:
>>> That is a long time hopefully (estimated 15+ years), unless gcc starts
>>> pulling a "fast release" cycle like Firefox or Chrome.
>> Sort of. Old point releases will be major version number bumps (GCC 6 is
>> under development already).
> Guess they are transitioning to the "move fast" style. I am
> deliberately avoiding the "and break things" aspect of "move fast and
> break things" out of perhaps misplaced optimism.

Changing the versioning scheme doesn't necessarily change the
development speed. Just inflates the major version faster.

- Hendrik

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