[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Removing non-pthreads support
Tue Apr 20 06:19:44 CEST 2010
On 04/19/10 02:16 pm, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> 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.
Make test succeeds on OS/2 with pthreads enabled whereas os2threads are
currently broken. The pthread library is incomplete though most things
linked against them do work.
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