multimedia/ffmpeg symbol build

Fraser Tweedale frase at
Wed Aug 20 23:32:17 UTC 2008

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 11:01:33AM +0200, Andreas Hermann Braml wrote:
> Hi!
> On Wednesday 20 August 2008 06:40:51 you wrote:
> > The _g binaries aren't installed by the port, and were stripped anyway,
> > even with WITH_DEBUG defined.  Anyhoo, I've submitted a change-request PR
> > with a Makefile patch for quick and dirty symbol build support.  Hopefully
> > it will be approved and in the tree soon.
> Wait, I remember something (from my Gentoo days). There was a policy that 
> MPlayer upstream did ignore any bugs filed against the Gentoo build of MPlayer 
> (which uses ffmpeg libraries) due to Gentoo's brave compiler flags. Perhaps the 
> ffmpeg developers treat bugs against the FreeBSD port the same way? I really 
> don't know, but it might be better to check with the ffmpeg devs first?
I think you misunderstood.  I submitted a patch not to the ffmpeg 
developers, but rather  a patch for the port to the FreeBSD PR database.

Although that is probably obvious now since this list appears
to be the maintainer ;)


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