[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] ffmpeg.c refactoring

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Jun 12 21:32:39 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 11:06:32AM -0700, John Kelley wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 2:32 AM, Ralf Terdic <contact at jswiff.com> wrote:
> > Why use a hacky solution instead of a clean one based on a thread-safe API?
> Are ffmpeg libs even thread safe yet? 

Are users thread hijacking safe yet? seems not

> Last time I checked there was
> much discussion any many doubts on this.

go away troll. libav* is thread safe, is used by many in multithreaded
environments and i dont remember anyone discussing or doubting this.

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Awnsering whenever a program halts or runs forever is
On a turing machine, in general impossible (turings halting problem).
On any real computer, always possible as a real computer has a finite number
of states N, and will either halt in less than N cycles or never halt.
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