[vlc-devel] commit: contrib: ffmpeg needs PIC on Linux (just like x264) ( Rémi Denis-Courmont )

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Sep 14 16:57:18 CEST 2009

Le lundi 14 septembre 2009 17:22:46 Måns Rullgård, vous avez écrit :
> git at videolan.org (git version control) writes:
> > vlc | branch: master | Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> | Wed Sep  2
> > 22:54:40 2009 +0300| [437edb1f25ae2d8781a8f5416e48bc205918e916] |
> > committer: Rémi Denis-Courmont
> >
> > contrib: ffmpeg needs PIC on Linux (just like x264)
> Doesn't that depend on the CPU?  32-bit x86 shouldn't need PIC.  In
> fact, on 32-bit x86 non-PIC is decidedly faster.

Sure. I guess nobody really cares about contrib on Linux-i386, thanks to 
proper distros. This was enabled for x264 and every libtool-based packages...

I'm fine with a special case for i386. But I'd rather have a slow but 
functional contrib by default, than a fast i386-specific one. And I am not 
going to write that patch, as I am not using contrib on i386.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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