CFT: mplayer and mencoder updates

Jan Beich jbeich at
Fri Dec 30 09:29:21 UTC 2011

Zhihao Yuan <lichray at> writes:

>> Zhihao Yuan <lichray at> writes:
>>> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 6:07 PM, Thomas Zander
>>> <thomas.e.zander at> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> thank you all for your comments on the first iteration of the ports.
>>>> A heavily revised version can be found on
>>>> Changes:
>> [...]
>>>> - use newer gcc and binutils thus enabling significant speed-ups (and
>>>> also, since most mplayer and ffmpeg development is done on newer gcc
>>>> and binutils than we have in the base system, it's slowly getting
>>>> tedious to ensure compatibility with older toolchain)
>> So, with the new toolchain --disable-ssse3 is dropped but why
>> BROKEN_RELOCATIONS is still there?
>>> GJ. Tested with clang, no problem either.
>> Even though the port now explicitly uses gcc, ignoring CC from make.conf
>> or Makefile.local ? And on clang with -integrated-as being default gnu as
>> is not used, e.g. try to remove /usr/bin/as, it'd still build fine.
> It's not ignoring CC. It sets USE_GCC=, which can be overwrite by make CC=clang.

Have you actually tried ? It's a known blind spot for clang -exp runs.

  $ echo CC=clang >Makefile.local
  $ make -V CC

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