[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Removing non-pthreads support
Tue Apr 20 12:43:11 CEST 2010
Dave Yeo <daveryeo at telus.net> writes:
> 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.
Then I suppose nobody will miss it if we remove it.
> The pthread library is incomplete though most things linked against
> them do work. http://web.os2power.com/yuri/PthreadTls
As long as it has everything FFmpeg needs to run, that's good enough
mans at mansr.com
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