[vlc-devel] commit: Use --arch=i686 when building ffmpeg for windows ( Rafaël Carré )

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Tue Mar 4 19:02:08 CET 2008

On Tue, Mar 04, 2008, Remi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> There is a major difference between -mcpu and -march. -mcpu is for tuning
> (optimization). -march is a minimum requirement.
> Hence this change makes VLC-win32 unusable on 486 and first-gen Pentiums.
> Considering that we barely support Win98, and that these boxes typically
> run Win95, I do not disagree with the change - but I hope it is well
> understood. If this is not intended, you may prefer to use -mtune. That is
> the new name for -mcpu with not-so-old GCC.

VLC for windows is broken on Windows 98 since VLC 0.8.6e.

I haven't tested 0.9.0 and I don't really wanna.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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