[FFmpeg-devel] libossupport status

Diego Biurrun diego
Wed Dec 26 21:52:23 CET 2007

On Wed, Dec 26, 2007 at 02:22:50PM +0100, Fran?ois Revol wrote:
> > > BTW, where can I find more info about the Linux bug you are citing? 
> > > I've
> > > never heared anything about it (and I often use select() in my
> > > programs)... Is it limited to some particular kernel/libc versions?
> > 
> > It affects UDP only and it's a WONTFIX because the Linux developers
> > are assholes who don't care that they introduced a DoS bug through
> > their nonconformance when fixing it would negate their meaningless
> > 0.1% contrived-benchmark gains.
> And you talk about others as "broken" ?
> How many times was I replied to "just fix your OS"...
> Sorry but I'm just ROTFL.

When you are done laughing please fix your mailer and its linebreaking
habits, thank you.

> > > I see that there are different opinions about this include... I 
> > > posted a
> > > version of the patch which uses "#include "os_support.h"", and a 
> > > version
> > > that does not require it. Let's see how the discussion evolves...
> > 
> > Whatever header crap is needed from ossupport, it can be in the
> > replacement headers ossupport supplies for broken operating systems.
> > There's no need for "os_support.h"
> As long as it doesn't break the BeOS build and I can finally put in the 
> required fixes I'm ok with moving all off that one.

I really don't know why you are waiting for some changes in FFmpeg to
fix BeOS, but then again I never understood you ;-p


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