[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH v3 1/5] w32pthreads: always use Vista+ API, drop XP support

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Tue Dec 26 03:51:23 EET 2017

On Sun, 24 Dec 2017 00:51:16 +0100
wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com> wrote:

> This removes the XP compatibility code, and switches entirely to SWR
> locks, which are available starting at Windows Vista.
> This removes CRITICAL_SECTION use, which allows us to add
> PTHREAD_MUTEX_INITIALIZER, which will be useful later.
> Windows XP is hereby not a supported build target anymore. It was
> decided in a project vote that this is OK. (Technically, it could still
> be built for Windows XP using an external pthread lib as of this
> commit.)
> ---
> Will probably apply this in 1 or 2 days if nobody complains.


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