[vlc-devel] [PATCH 3/6] src: fix compilation of fourcc_gen on OS/2
komh78 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 07:55:48 CEST 2015
Steve Lhomme wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 4:50 AM, KO Myung-Hun <komh78 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
Of course not. If you read the patch, then you could see that it tested
simple C99-specific feature.
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