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RE[2]: maybe its the license
by ruinevil on Wed 9th Mar 2011 02:19 UTC in reply to "RE: maybe its the license"
ruinevil
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2009-01-08

LLVM/clang support is in the works, since they can only ship an ancient version of GPLv2 gcc in their base. Because of this mplayer-svn does not compile.

The other things you asked of would need significant manpower, and would be better served by forking and rewriting everything. Rewriting everything tends to create a new set of bugs though. The first few iterations would suck.

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RE[3]: maybe its the license
by Oliver on Wed 9th Mar 2011 08:56 in reply to "RE[2]: maybe its the license"
Oliver Member since:
2006-07-15

Wrong, it just means newer gcc versions aren't in the base, but in ports. So many ports are using already newer gcc versions to use different optimizations, like ffmpeg, x264 etc.

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