[MPlayer-users] MPlayer-users Digest, Vol 80, Issue 36

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Thu Aug 26 21:15:27 CEST 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 08:59:04PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 04:48:34PM +0100, - wrote:
> > Well actually Tom, the differences between the compilers is a difficult
> > topic. Haiku has been released in four different varieties; GCC2, GCC2
> > Hybrid, GCC4 Hybrid and GCC4. If I compile this successfully, I'd like to
> > post it onto haikuware so that others can use it. In order  to give the most
> > compatibility, it ought to be compiled with GCC2 to talk to the GCC2 servers
> > that are used in the GCC2 hybrid version, the most commonly used release,
> > but I can give it a try with GCC4.
> First, are you sure there is any compatibility issue between those compilers
> for compiling pure C (i.e. not C++) code?
> Native BeOS applications will be C++, but MPlayer is not.
> Secondly, use --disable-ass if you can live without that feature.
> Unfortunately the libass developers are unwilling to support gcc 2.95,
> so there is little hope of getting that to compile (though you could try
> linking MPlayer against a version separately compiled with gcc 4 while
> still using gcc2 for MPlayer).
> If it does not compile with --disable-ass there is a chance we might fix
> those issues.

Also, why is ASS enabled for you anyway?
configure contains this:
> if [ "$cc_vendor" = "gnu" ] && [ "$_cc_major" = 2 ] ; then
>   ass_internal=no
> fi

which should automatically disable it when you compile on gcc 2,
why did this not work in your case?

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