[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Vorbis decoder

Martin Boehme boehme
Wed May 18 13:04:55 CEST 2005

Rich Felker wrote:
> On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 04:56:10PM +0200, Balatoni Denes wrote:
>>So last time I sent a version with the _fastXY_t types - these types are used 
>>to ease porting to obscure hardware. Are there perhaps any
>>more comments?
> They don't ease porting except in very limited cases. PLEASE, just use
> int unless there's a specific reason you need a specific size. The
> "fast" types should only be used when you know you need _at least_ a
> specific size, but more is ok, and only when that size is >32 bits
> since we can always assume int is at least 32 bit (not that C requires
> it, but everything will fail if this is not true).

So there goes ZX Spectrum and C64 support, I guess... ;-)


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