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

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Fri May 12 15:24:32 CEST 2006

On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 03:01:58PM +0300, Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> 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.

I'm the maintainer of the build system, who else can decide this kind of


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