[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/3] avcodec/aacdec_template: Fix undefined integer overflow in apply_tns()

Kieran Kunhya kierank at obe.tv
Fri Jul 14 13:55:56 EEST 2017

On Thu, 13 Jul 2017 at 23:06 Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc>

> On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 01:54:28PM +0000, Kieran Kunhya wrote:
> > >
> > > I actually would request a short note explaining the SUINTFLOAT type
> usage.
> > > Something like:
> > > +typedef unsigned            SUINTFLOAT; // Equivalent to INTFLOAT,
> > > Used as temporal cast to avoid undefined sign overflow operations.
> > >
> > > Maybe add such note to all "signed value in unsigned type" typedefs.
> > >
> >
> > Needs to be in main documentation because nobody is going to understand
> > this in 50 years time when mailing lists have bitrotted.
> ill post a patch that adds this as a doxygen comment in the patch,
> that way it should be in the doxygen documentation
> if you meant it to be put some other place clarify where

I mean full documentation of the thought process behind all these changes
in doc/.
Just like James spent weeks trying to fix the undocumented IDCTs from 15
years ago, someone will probably end up struggling to understand this SUINT
stuff in 20 years time.

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