[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/3] configure: Do not create/install versioned DLLs on OS/2.

KO Myung-Hun komh78 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 13:52:15 CEST 2016

Dmitriy Kuminov wrote:
> On 2016-04-17 05:21:31 +0000, KO Myung-Hun said:
>> Even if it's a bug of ramfs.ifs, its bug should be considered when using
>> ln -s.
> Yes, and in this particular case configure handles it safely. It results
> into a false fallback though because the symlink dir check is performed
> in TMPDIR which in fact may be on a different FS than the directory used
> for the shadow build. But this is a bug in configure not related to OS/2
> at all.

Strange conclusion. Anyway not important.

>> However, some shells such as bash and pdksh using EMX does not support a
>> symbolic link.
> This is a valid point per se. But I believe there is little sense in
> putting any afforts to support some dead software from 90s for which we
> have a better and somewhat supported alternative. Both bash and pdksh
> can be rebuilt with kLIBC if really needed (not top priprity for BWW atm
> as there are much more improtant things to do).

Good to know that. I wish to see the latest bash for OS/2 soon.

>>  In addition, there are people not using ln -s for
>> compatibility. So if possible, it would be better to avoid a symbolic
>> link.
> Well some people may still use FAT with OS/2 for compatibility. I don't
> think ongoing development should be chained by them...

I meant those who don't use ln at all for compatibility with other OS/2
programs not built with kLIBC, like me.

>> Anyway, test if ln -s really works and override ln_s if it fails.
> To that I agree, it's the best solution. Can you provide your correction
> to this patch that prefrorms such a check in the "os/2" case at least? I
> guess you use EMX bash/pdksh so you can test it right away.

My "correction" is not removing ln_s overriding. I don't want to use ln
-s on OS/2.

KO Myung-Hun

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