multimedia/ffmpeg symbol build

Andreas Hermann Braml a.strich.b at
Thu Aug 21 21:41:42 UTC 2008

On Thursday 21 August 2008 01:32:13 Fraser Tweedale wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 11:01:33AM +0200, Andreas Hermann Braml wrote:
> > 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.

No, I got that.
My thinking was as follows:
The *_g binaries are for debugging. But what if upstream rejects (or ignores) 
bug reports against the FreeBSD port-built binaries? But on second thought 
they may still be useful to debug the _port_, so my concerns might be void 
after all.


"Verbal messages cause misunderstanding and delays
(Please put them in writing)"
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