[vlc-devel] [PATCH 3/6] src: fix compilation of fourcc_gen on OS/2

Steve Lhomme robux4 at videolabs.io
Wed Jul 22 06:46:18 CEST 2015

On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 4:50 AM, KO Myung-Hun <komh78 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi/2.
> Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> Le 2015-07-21 11:11, KO Myung-Hun a écrit :
>>> The problem is that some systems do not have c99 utility although they
>>> have compilers supporting C99.
>> VLC requires a POSIX environment to build, and always has. In a POSIX
>> (2001 or later) environment, "c99" exists. The problem is your setup,
>> not VLC.
> I don't disagree with you. However, in users' point of view, all users
> not having c99 should fix their build environment. In contrast, if VLC
> supports that case, it makes all happy.
> In addition, VLC is not checking if c99 works actually.

Maybe the right way to test if compiling fourcc_gen works would be to
just compile it, run it and see if it works ? That way we could try
all sorts of compiler instead of restricting to strict C99 and up.

> I attach updated patch.
> --
> KO Myung-Hun
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