[Ffmpeg-devel] BeOS support to be discontinued Feb 1 2007

Måns Rullgård mru
Tue Dec 12 10:17:03 CET 2006

"Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:

>> On 12/12/06, M?ns Rullg?rd <mru at inprovide.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Parts of libavformat are currently riddled with special cases for
>> > BeOS.  This special casing is making everyday code maintenance
>> > increasingly difficult, and flies in the face of our commitment to
>> > write clean, portable code.
>> >
>> > We have repeatedly asked the BeOS users (Francois et al) to clean 
>> > up
>> > the mess, only to be met with silence.
>> Erm... I seem to remember I'm the only person who's pushed for BeOS
>> support recently, I don't remember being asked? If you could
>> provide a clearer description of what the "mess" is, I'd be more
>> than willing to take a look in to it, but not having heard anything
>> on here or when I've been on IRC, I haven't got a clue.
> M?ns just doesn't go on IRC, or he would know otherwise :)

FYI, I'm "mru" on IRC.

>> Again, if the "issues" were made clear...
> Mainly:
> #ifndef __BEOS__
> # include <arpa/inet.h>
> #else
> # include "barpainet.h"
> #endif

And the other 56 hits with grep -i beos.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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