[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Bunch of accumulated patches...

Rich Felker dalias
Tue Jan 15 00:33:03 CET 2008

On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 11:47:49PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 05:54:19PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 11:31:37PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > there are really several seperate things here
> > > 1. non posix systems -> work on libos (see the ML) or fix your system
> > > 2. error cases which cant be represented well with posix E* -> send
> > >    patches which define custom E* for us, note, this also needs a
> > >    configure check so that they dont interfere with any posix E*
> > 
> > E* is reserved if errno.h is included. #defining anything beginning
> > with E is a very bad idea.
> then AV_E* or just the AVERROR_* still we must ensure the value doesnt collide
> with any of the standard E*

Then AVERROR_ values should be long long with bits higher than 32bit
set.. IMO it's a mistake to try to mix E* values with one's own error
codes, but this is a reasonably safe method that could probably be


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