[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Removing non-pthreads support

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Apr 19 23:29:19 CEST 2010

Howard Chu <hyc at highlandsun.com> writes:

> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> FFmpeg currently supports four different threading libraries:
>> pthreads, beos, win32, and OS/2.  I suspect most people already use
>> pthreads, and all the relevant operating systems seem to have a
>> pthreads implementation, even OS/2.  I'm not sure about old BeOS, but
>> I doubt anyone is still using that, much less with threads.
>> To ease the maintenance burden, I suggest we drop support for all but
>> pthreads in FFmpeg.  If there is a compelling reason for keeping any
>> of the others, please speak up now.
> Just out of curiosity, what pthreads implementation on Windows are you
> referring to?

There are several.  I don't really care which one we use.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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