Meson 0.56.2 and Python39 --> dav1d failing

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sat Feb 6 09:47:32 UTC 2021

On Feb 6, 2021, at 02:14, Ken Cunningham wrote:

> On Feb 5, 2021, at 10:04 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
>> That sounds like what Craig is saying: that meson is now adding a compiler flag that old compilers don't understand. Meson should check whether a compiler supports a flag before it adds it. We should not be responsible for fixing this; the developers of meson should.
> I haven’t tested it all to see for myself, but if someone knows for sure it so, then yeah.
> Personally I would be happy to hotpatch it rather than have Every Single Meson Build on 10.7 through 10.9 fail until the patch makes it out the door to us in a released version.

Absolutely, if we can figure out a patch, we patch it. Just saying this is a bug in meson. It's not our responsibility or desire to forever maintain a local patch to fix it.

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