[flac-dev] The next release (pre-compiled windows and mac binaries)

Martijn van Beurden mvanb1 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 11 00:54:09 PDT 2013

On 09-07-13 23:00, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> That leaves the question of how these binaries are generated. I've
> spoken to Ralph Giles (Xiph) and he'd like make sure we know the
> exact provinance of all binaries hosted on the Xiph web site. Its
> not that we don't trust anyone, its just that we want to know exactly
> what went into it.

I think that is a very good idea. Just take a look at how many different 
FLAC 1.3.0 compiles are out there now...

> My current thoughts are that the win32 and win64 binaries can be
> cross compiled from Linux and packaged as setup.exe style installer.
> Ralph also has a Mac and we could create a dpg or whatever is most
> common there.
> [...]
> Does this sound like a plan?

Sure. Maybe it's a good idea to enhance the make check and make 
fullcheck targets to run FLAC through wine if requested, just like 
there's a configure switch to test with valgrind.

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