[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Alternative OS/2 patch

Dave Yeo daveryeo
Fri Dec 7 05:17:57 CET 2007

On 12/05/07 03:14 pm, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 01:05:40PM -0800, Dave Yeo wrote:
>> The previous patch would break with introduction of libosspupport. Fix is 
>> to truncate the DLL name to 8 chars. This way we cut the name to 6 chars 
>> and add the major version number to it therefore giving a versioned DLL. 
>> This seemed the simplest method without introducing new variables etc. I'm 
>> open to other ideas.
> I have no thoughts on this apart from a firm resolve not to touch OS/2.
> Oh, the ugliness of 8+3 filenames ...
> Anyway, patch applied.
Thank you for applying the patch, it has been an interesting learning 
experience here.
And remember, all operating systems have their idiosyncrasies. We could 
have quite a flame war about them if so inclined :)

> Diego

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