[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Reimplementation of OS/2 threads model

KO Myung-Hun komh
Thu Apr 29 14:21:50 CEST 2010

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Ramiro Polla <ramiro.polla at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 11:45 AM, KO Myung-Hun <komh at chollian.net> wrote:
>>> But now pthreads codes are in os2thread.c, so pthread lib is
>>> unnecessary. And we can use all the codes of pthread.c without modifying
>>> it at all. If possible, I would like to use '#include "pthread.c"' using
>>> some guard macros. This reduces the maintenance burden you are saying.
>> Could you not make that code a simple library with a subset of
>> pthreads that ffmpeg needs? You could then link against that library
>> with the current pthreads code in FFmpeg.
> But a perfectly good pthread library _already exists_.  Why can't we
> just link to that instead of duplicating the effort.

I don't understand correctly what you mean by 'perfectly good'. It is
also a subset of pthreads to support MySQL for OS/2.

And we can get two gains at least. One is a less size. The other is the
less dependency.

Nevertheless, why do you think that this is just the duplication ?

KO Myung-Hun

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