[mythtv] Fwd: Re: [mythtv-commits] Ticket #9400: MacOS X Compile failure

Gavin Hurlbut gjhurlbu at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 23:39:56 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 12:11 PM, Lawrence Rust <lvr at softsystem.co.uk>wrote:

> It's trivial to keep the weak import just for Linux:
> #if defined __linux__ || defined __linux
> pragma weak av_guess_format
> ...
> #endif
> Plus some conditionals in libmyth.pro

Bleh.  I'm fine with it as you had in the patch, personally.  Until we come
up with a cohesive method of doing this, we should stick with the simple.

> Can someone explain why it's so desirable to avoid linking with these
> ffmpeg libs?  The same libs are used by other myth libs and the extra
> build time and runtime overhead are small.

No idea.   They are already a requirement for mythtv, and we aren't creating
a circular dependency of any sorts...  so why try jumping through hoops?
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