[Ffmpeg-devel] Matroska Patch

Rich Felker dalias
Tue Mar 21 22:53:44 CET 2006

On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 08:21:33PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > For some reasons MSVC doesn't like a variable called time. It must
> > be defined as a macro somewhere. And changing a name can't be such a
> > bad change.
> Then figure out why.  We don't support msvc, and will not accept
> arbitrary patches to make it work without an explanation.

ANSI/ISO C does not allow you to use "time" as a symbol name with
external linkage, but it's totally valid to use it as a local variable
or with static linkage. If MSVC chokes on this, tough. MSVC users can
add -Dtime=MSVC_sucks_time to their compiler options...


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