[vlc-devel] [PATCH] contrib/live555: use our compiler

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Jan 24 18:39:31 CET 2012

Le mardi 24 janvier 2012 19:24:33 Olivier Gambier, vous avez écrit :
> Crosscompiling from osx to linux doesn't work right now, because the system
> ar is used. Adding a replacement for ar to $(AR) fixes the problem as far
> as I can tell. Now, I'm not privy enough with vlc build system, so what do
> you think? Can this have a negative impact on something else?

No no, that would be correct and should be done.

However, cross-compiling VLC to x86 Linux is not really supported. I do not 
know that it was ever tested. Also VLC contribs definitely lack some much 
needed desktop Linux libraries such as XCB or Qt4-X11.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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