[Ffmpeg-devel] [patch] strict-aliasing support

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sun Jul 2 22:18:52 CEST 2006


On Sun, Jul 02, 2006 at 07:12:42PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
> > Hi
> >
> > On Sun, Jul 02, 2006 at 07:39:44PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> >> The patch removes some double align and other issues causing
> >> strict-aliasing rules breakage.
> >
> > not ok, some versions of gcc silently ignore attribute align for
> > variables on the stack, while they had no problem aligning
> > double/uint64_t on the stack correctly
> Can't we just call those version broken and tell users to use a
> working version?  

what do we gain from replacing that code? nothing? if so that doesnt
seem to justify dropping support for a compiler

> Do the latest 3.x and 4.x get it right?

i dont know

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