[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main configure,1.1196,1.1197

Ivan Kalvachev ikalvachev at gmail.com
Fri May 12 14:01:58 CEST 2006

2006/5/12, Derek E. Lewis <dlewis at solnetworks.net>:
> On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 06:41, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > Other than slowing configure a bit, it doesn't hurt. Note that
> > we have many more platform-specific features set to autodetection
> > on all platforms.
> Previously, I submitted a patch to test for the existence of sysi86().
> The patch was Solaris in nature, and Diego suggested that I make it a
> Solaris-only test, despite the existence of sysi86() on other x86 UNIXes
> (like SCOX).  I'm just following the policy of testing for
> platform-specific tests only on the specific platform in question.

There is no such policy.
And Diego is not the person who can decide this kind of stuff. We've
always tried to do our best to write the most portable code and
support as many architectures as possible.

As for sysi86, was it standard (SysV) or customized (Solaris10 or
something like that)?

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