[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Removing non-pthreads support
Mon Apr 19 23:16:40 CEST 2010
FFmpeg currently supports four different threading libraries:
pthreads, beos, win32, and OS/2. I suspect most people already use
pthreads, and all the relevant operating systems seem to have a
pthreads implementation, even OS/2. I'm not sure about old BeOS, but
I doubt anyone is still using that, much less with threads.
To ease the maintenance burden, I suggest we drop support for all but
pthreads in FFmpeg. If there is a compelling reason for keeping any
of the others, please speak up now.
mans at mansr.com
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