[Slackbuilds-users] Meaning of PKGARCH=$(uname -m)_custom in ffmpeg.SlackBuild
atelszewski at gmail.com
Sat May 21 15:04:46 UTC 2016
On 21/05/16 16:53, Erik Hanson wrote:
> On Sat, 21 May 2016 12:18:53 +0200
> Andrzej Telszewski <atelszewski at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ffmpeg.SlackBuild sets the package arch to $(uname -m)_custom
>> Why is that?
>> This is somehow in reference to my previous question:
>> So, can the ffmpeg package built on one machine be safely used on
>> another machine?
> The result is a non-portable package. It's optimized for the CPU it's
> been compiled with. If you're working in an environment that consists
> of modern hardware, it's probably not too relevant. Consider it a
> warning that using a newer/faster machine to build the package and then
> installing it on an older/slower machine might mean the binary won't run
> as expected.
Thanks. I haven't researched the topic yet and I'm just going to ask
here, but feel free not to answer, since the question probably does not
Is it possible to have ffmpeg being built as any other Slackware package is?
That is, say I build for x86_64 and it will run without any further
concern on any x86_64, just like x86_64 Slackware packages do?
> For your previous question, "non-redistributable binary", that's
> different and it was answered here:
Yes, I understand. I just wanted to make sure.
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