[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Remove BeOS and OS/2 native threads support

François Revol revol
Sat Apr 24 13:39:27 CEST 2010

Le Sat, 24 Apr 2010 12:29:58 +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd a ?crit :
> "Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:
> > Le Sat, 24 Apr 2010 11:16:50 +0100, Mans Rullgard a ?crit :
> >> These are unmaintained and reportedly broken.  Both systems have
> >
> > Did you try it ? :p
> No, that's why I said they are "reportedly" broken.

Ah, a little bird told ya :P

> >> pthreads implementations which can be used instead.
> >
> > This is wrong. Haiku has, BeOS doesn't.
> Does anyone use the original BeOS nowadays?  Does it even run on
> modern hardware?

It does, but you need to choose your hardware carefully.

Hopefully Haiku is mosly usable now.

> > But since I don't have much time I'd rather have it working without 
> > threads than not working at all...
> It can easily be resurrected at any time.  Keeping broken code in the
> repo with no intention of fixing it serves no purpose.

Still, there are other patches that need to get in though...

As I said, I'd like to have at least a known revision (possibly 
release) supported correctly before dropping support.


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