[FFmpeg-user] Preparing to compile ffmpeg from git source -- stuck

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 03:12:35 EEST 2020

Am Mo., 13. Apr. 2020 um 02:10 Uhr schrieb Reindl Harald
<h.reindl at thelounge.net>:
> Am 13.04.20 um 01:44 schrieb Carl Eugen Hoyos:
> > Am Mo., 13. Apr. 2020 um 01:43 Uhr schrieb Carl Zwanzig <cpz at tuunq.com>:
> >
> >>> (Why on earth do you need --static for a Windows build?)
> >>
> >> Because I want one, that's why (and I've been around long enough to
> >> understand the tradeoffs). Why must you question it?
> >
> > Then allow me to rephrase because I apparently don't understand:
> > What is different about the resulting binary if you don't use --static?
> the better question is: does it any harm and why do you need question
> every single option over the years whoever someone uses?
> if you don't like all the configure params why do they exist at all?

In this specific case, the option is needed for some Linux users.

Carl Eugen

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