[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Removing non-pthreads support
Tue Apr 20 11:04:42 CEST 2010
Le Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:23:35 +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd a ?crit :
> "Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:
> >> >> 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.
> >> >
> >> > I still have pending patches for BeOS support... and I'd like to
> > > > at
> >> > least have a known revision working before dropping support.
> >> You say this every time we suggest dropping support for obscure
> > > BeOS
> >> stuff. Either you get your act together and fix it, or I'm
> > > deleting
> >> it sooner rather than later.
> > And every time you veto it for some obscure reason... :p
> Only if it's too hackish. Unfortunately for you, BeOS tends to be
> very hackish.
Because you assume it is supposed to conform to POSIX whereas it's not
a UNIX, or complies with a C standard that wasn't yet written on its
release. Hardly anyone complains about win32 missing POSIX stuff...
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