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

Steve Lhomme robux4 at videolabs.io
Wed Jul 22 09:57:33 CEST 2015

On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 8:54 AM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> Le 2015-07-22 09:15, Steve Lhomme a écrit :
>>  For example a buildbot may not run locally compiled code
>> for security reasons.
> FUD much? Care to explain how running compiled code is any worse than
> running shell script, Makefile shell snippets, the plugin cache
> generator, or unit and regression tests?

That's just an idea. A compiled code has access to low level APIs that
may be tricky or impossible with a controlled shell environment.

I just think this new requirement on the build environment should be
considered very carefully. It does break pre-existing build

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