[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 01/21] libavutil/mem: added av_arraydup to accompany av_realloc*_array functions

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Tue Aug 23 14:18:54 EEST 2016

On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 02:10:28PM +0300, Erkki Seppälä wrote:
> On 08/23/2016 02:05 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > on which platform does av_memdup() not work with av_realloc_array() ?
> I cannot indicate such a platform. However, the documentation for
> av_malloc says:
> "Pointers originating from the av_malloc() family of functions
> must not be passed to av_realloc(). The former can be
> implemented using memalign() (or other functions), and
> there is no guarantee that pointers from such functions
> can be passed to realloc() at all.  The situation is
> undefined according to POSIX and may crash with some
> libc implementations."
> And av_memdup uses av_malloc.

0421 15:12 Michael Niederm (3.9K) [FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avutil/mem: remove av_realloc / av_malloc incompatibility warning
i think thats a better choice than maintaining all memory allocation
in 2 incompatible systems


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Many things microsoft did are stupid, but not doing something just because
microsoft did it is even more stupid. If everything ms did were stupid they
would be bankrupt already.
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