[Flac-dev] A simple "Nice work"

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 27 01:40:07 PDT 2003

--- "Eric M. Monsler" <emonsler at beamreachnetworks.com> wrote:
> All,
> I'll keep this short: very nice work!
> I've started playing with flac and been quite pleased with it.
> I just rebuilt flac with '-O3 -march=i686', as I have an old
> PentiumPro 
> box, and Pro specific optimizations are sometimes significant.  After
> the build, I did a 'make check', being somewhat doubtfull that an 
> opensource project would do much in that regard.  Instead, I saw what
> seemed to be a comprehensive regression suite running.
> As a SW developer (and very minor hacker) I am impressed with the 
> discipline and dedication this implies on the part of the flac
> developers.

Thanks for the kind words.  Yeah, the downside is it takes
several days to do even a minor release because of the size of
the test suite and number of different machines to run on :)


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