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[FFmpeg-devel,5/5] doc/general.texi: add note about 32-bit GCC builds of AviSynth+

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Stephen Hutchinson March 24, 2019, 8:25 p.m. UTC
 doc/general.texi | 10 ++++++++++
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@@ -51,6 +51,16 @@  For Windows, supported AviSynth variants are
 For Linux and OS X, the supported AviSynth variant is
 @url{https://github.com/avxsynth/avxsynth, AvxSynth}.
+@float NOTE
+Due to the eccentricities of Windows' calling conventions, 32-bit GCC builds
+of AviSynth+ are not compatible with typical 32-bit GCC builds of FFmpeg.
+Support for 32-bit GCC builds of AviSynth+ can be enabled by passing
+@code{-DAVSC_WIN32_GCC32} to @code{--extra-cflags}. However, doing so will
+make the resulting build of FFmpeg incompatible with typical 32-bit MSVC
+builds of AviSynth+.
+@end float
 @float NOTE
 AviSynth and AvxSynth are loaded dynamically.  Distributors can build FFmpeg
 with @code{--enable-avisynth}, and the binaries will work regardless of the