[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Alternative OS/2 patch
Fri Dec 7 09:00:17 CET 2007
On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 08:17:57PM -0800, Dave Yeo wrote:
> 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.
You are welcome.
> And remember, all operating systems have their idiosyncrasies. We could
> have quite a flame war about them if so inclined :)
Nevertheless 8+3 filenames are the worst of the bunch. Somebody should
be publically flogged for this.
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