64bit build errors

Tom Evans tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 7 14:22:31 UTC 2011

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 1:52 PM, Dimitry Andric <dim at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 2011-12-07 01:40, Da Rock wrote:
>> I'm trying to build some newer versions of ffserver. But I keep getting
>> asm build errors when I get to libavcodec/vp*.
>> Error: `(%esi,%eax)' is not a valid 64 bit base/index expression
>> If I set it to build static it fails at h264.
>> "Error: `-1(%edi)'  is not a valid 64 bit base/index expression"
>> Googling hasn't proved helpful in finding an answer. I've tried setting
>> some configure options: arch=amd64/x86_64, disabling cmov/fast_cmov,
>> ebx, etc.
>> Any ideas how to fix this?
> At first glance, I'd say you are compiling it with a 32-bit compiler or
> assembler.
> In any case, I downloaded the latest version (0.8.7) from ffmpeg.org,
> and it compiles just fine with base gcc.  What are the exact commands
> you are running?

I imagine you are running CURRENT or 9.0, which has a newer binutils
than 8-STABLE, which is what causes/exposes this issue.



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