[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH 2/2] Fix compilation with recent FFmpeg on ARM

Laurent laurent.aml at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 17:05:05 CEST 2015

On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 3:33 AM, Ingo Brückl <ib at wupperonline.de> wrote:
> Reimar Döffinger wrote on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:02:31 +0200:
>> On 13.03.2015, at 23:27, Laurent <laurent.aml at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> By the way... is there still benefits to compile MPlayer with the internal
>>> FFmpeg instead of using an external one (as the later is less subject to
>>> configure breakage)?
>> Minor performance advantages due to more inlining.
>> Ensuring you do not build against an outdated FFmpeg.
>> But mostly convenience to not have to download FFmpeg, configure it correctly (especially if static linking and you want MPlayer as PIE) and get MPlayer to use the correct one.
>> People testing and helping improve compilation against external FFmpeg
>> is quite welcome though.
> I'm compiling against external FFmpeg from day one, it's hassle-free.

Thanks for the feedback.
I already compile FFmpeg (bin + dynamic libraries)...
Switching to external FFmpeg for MPlayer will save me quite some
compilation time, disk space and hassle :)

-- Laurent

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