[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Correct inttypes.h emulation for VisualStudio
Mon Dec 4 22:28:40 CET 2006
Steve Lhomme <steve.lhomme at free.fr> writes:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> What is the technical reason?
>> code duplication (inttypes.h duplicated in every C99 program) with
>> resulting increased amount of bugs, maintaince, space, net bandwidth, ...
> Why would any other compiler than MS use that internal inttypes.h ?
Are you trying to make some point? I fail to see it.
> Anyway, what's beyond understanding is why a workaround that used to
> be there and was making everyone happy was removing. It didn't fix
> anything, but it did create a problem for many people.
It did not in any way guarantee that the typedefs supplied were
correct. Doing so is rather tricky business, and is best left to the
compiler/libc, which is where system-dependent things belong.
mru at inprovide.com
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