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

Måns Rullgård mans
Tue Apr 20 18:20:09 CEST 2010

Gianluigi Tiesi <mplayer at netfarm.it> writes:

> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 11:29:44PM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
>> this is my latest patch against pthreads-win32 CVS 20091019. compiles
>> and links and works fine with both gcc and msvc (the later was asked
>> by an ffms2 dev) and any combination of those 2. what it does is:
>> - remove the false wsock32 dependency
> the dep is not false :D

How the f*ck does a threading library end up depending on a socket

>> - remove the requirement for PTW32_STATIC_LIB to be defined for using
>> the library in mingw32 (like faac did)
>> - hint the linker (currently gcc and msvc) to run the initialization
>> code before main() or DllMain().
> declspec constructor/destructor
> are enough, just register pthread process attach/detch

I won't even pretend to understand what all that is good for.

>> I'm not sending them upstream myself (busy/lazy), but feel free to
>> split them up and send them...
> pthreads_win32 upstream? looks unmaintained

Someone should fork it then.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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