[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] libavformat/avio.h API cleanup

Nicolas George nicolas.george
Sun Mar 6 18:37:01 CET 2011

Le sextidi 16 vent?se, an CCXIX, M?ns Rullg?rd a ?crit?:
> Existence checks are almost always wrong as by the time you act on the
> information, it may already be stale, leaving the door open for race
> conditions which may have serious security implications.

I hope everyone here already knows that. But _almost_ always is not always.
The way it is used in img2, for example, seems reasonable.

URL_FLAG_NOCLOBBER (mapping to O_EXCL for plain file) may be nice though.


  Nicolas George
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