[FFmpeg-devel] libossupport status

François Revol revol
Sat Dec 29 12:59:50 CET 2007

> > It doesn't do it publically, but does it internally in the code, so 
> > does Linux.
> Unix is a standard, not an implementation, and therefore there is no
> such thing as "what it does internally in the code". The syscall
> calling convention is utterly irrelevant since it's completely
> abstracted away.

Unix is a brand, with several OSes claiming to *be* Unix, including 

> > And this way of returning errors is shamely reused in other things 
> > like 
> > OSS, up to apps. Even ffmpeg did that at some point (and still does 
> > but 
> > through a macro).
> It's hardly shameful.

It is.


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