[Ffmpeg-devel] BeOS cleanup work in progress

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sat Jan 27 12:38:21 CET 2007


On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 11:10:53AM +0100, Fran?ois Revol wrote:
> > also abs(AVERROR_*) if we do agree on them should have the same value
> > as
> > abs(E*) that way mapping from one to the other becomes much simpler
> Except E* don't have the same value on all platforms.
> It pretty much falls down to my first idea which was
> /* os_support.h or whatever */
> #ifdef __BEOS__

that should be #if ENOMEM < 0

> #  define FFERR(e) (e)
> #else
> #  define FFERR(e) (-(e))
> #endif

AVERR() as this should be an exportet macro (the user after all should be
able to test for specific errors)

> ...
>   return FFERR(ENOMEM);
> ...


> It suppresses the need for AVERROR_* leaving all the semantics attached
> to the posix errors without folding them to 10 cases. (but we still
> need to handle OSes which don't have some defined).

are there any? do we really use such obscure E* ?

> For the time being we could keep AVERROR_* as #defined to FFERR(E*)


> until we increment the versions.

no, the major versions need to be bumped if the values change

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