[haiku-development] Re: VLC to drop BeOS port

  • From: "Cian Duffy" <myob87@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 12:45:14 +0100

2008/8/14 François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx>:
>> > Thanks for the info Cian.  I've noted this on the HaikuPorts page:
>> > http://ports.haiku-files.org/wiki/media-video/vlc/0.8.6i
>> > I might give it a try soon, to at least bring it up to 0.8.6i
>> > -scottmc
>> >
>> Well I just gave it a couple hour tryout and after putting in the
>> many
>> many dependencies, it errored out.  The port log entry has been
>> updated in case anyone has ideas on what to try to do to get past
>> this
>> error.
>> I filled in the dependencies with binaries from haikuports and
>> tiltos,
>> along with the ffmpeg binary from www.gaelstar.com/beos as I wasn't
>> able to get ffmpeg to build cleanly yet either.
> I do have a buildable ffmpeg tree here, but some fixes weren't accepted
> by the team.
> I svn up from time to time and keep it buildable but I didn't have to
> release builds...
> And since I build with gcc2 I had to disable mmx as it totally screws
> it up.
> I'll try to have a look at it again.
> How come I was never made aware of those builds ?
> The diff at
> http://gaelstar.com/beos/ffmpeg-r10550-zeta-gcc3.diff
> isn't clean at all anyway...

I would have told you at the time, and the diff isn't clean because it
was a hack, done for a specific purpose - hence I never sent it
upstream. No time.


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