[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] remove MSVC cruft

Diego Biurrun diego
Wed Feb 13 10:02:46 CET 2008

On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 09:56:46AM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 08:50:01PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 07:15:22PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > > It's two seconds for anyone to fix who knows what they are doing.
> > > 
> > > Why should a user of a plain ISO C (no asm) compiler have to fix anything
> > > when compiling a program which is supposedly ISO C compared to GNU C?
> > 
> > Indeed, this sort of attitude makes me so mad. I spent many hours on
> > such "two second fixes" for countless programs when building them on
> > my system, all due to idiotic GNU assumptions.
> I do not see how assuming that GNU is the only compiler implementing
> asm() is much better, even TurboPascal had an asm thing.
> And for those people it will be more like a two-hour fix to even find
> out what is going wrong...
> In addition there seem to be some asms that are not conditional at all.
> The suggestions here IMO have _not at all_ been about fixing compilation
> with a plain C compiler, but instead about hacking around and pretending
> to do this without considerations to the problems it might cause.

I second that thought.  Lots of flames, very little consideration of the
code we are actually talking about.


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