[FFmpeg-devel] _t POSIX namespace issues

Diego Biurrun diego
Thu Dec 11 17:33:57 CET 2008

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 09:43:02AM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> > So names ending in _t are reserved by POSIX.  Nonetheless we have tons
> > of them.  I thought about fixing these issues myself, but coming up with
> > good new names is tedious, so I propose to have each maintainer address
> > the problem in the files they maintain.  Here is a the result of a grep
> > for problematic names with maintainers, in no particular order:
> > libpostproc/postprocess.h:typedef void pp_context_t;
> > libpostproc/postprocess.h:typedef void pp_mode_t;
> Typedeffing things as void or void * is just silly.

True, here is a patch that addresses this.  I fear this might need a
major version bump, though...

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