[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] IPv6 support v.2

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Mon Nov 26 18:51:58 CET 2007


On Nov 26, 2007 12:16 PM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 09:00:00AM -0800, Dave Yeo wrote:
> >
> > FYI, OS/2 currently does not have getaddrinfo and I doubt that it will
> > ever have IPv6 support.
> I'd like to note here that this should not influence the decision about
> IPv6 support in any way.  While it's nice and desirable to support as
> many platforms as possible, supporting fringe platforms must not put a
> burden on the general case, hinder technical progress or make the main
> platforms harder to maintain.

Agreed. Also, note that there are usually already add-on libs for such
platforms (also for earlier win** versions) to provide said functions, we
can just link to those on such "fringe platforms".


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