[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Remove BeOS and OS/2 native threads support

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat Apr 24 13:57:16 CEST 2010

"Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:

> Le Sat, 24 Apr 2010 12:29:58 +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd a ?crit :
>> "Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:
>> > Le Sat, 24 Apr 2010 11:16:50 +0100, Mans Rullgard a ?crit :
>> >> These are unmaintained and reportedly broken.  Both systems have
>> >
>> > Did you try it ? :p
>> No, that's why I said they are "reportedly" broken.
> Ah, a little bird told ya :P

I believe it was you.

>> >> pthreads implementations which can be used instead.
>> >
>> > This is wrong. Haiku has, BeOS doesn't.
>> Does anyone use the original BeOS nowadays?  Does it even run on
>> modern hardware?
> It does, but you need to choose your hardware carefully.
> Hopefully Haiku is mosly usable now.
>> > But since I don't have much time I'd rather have it working without 
>> > threads than not working at all...
>> It can easily be resurrected at any time.  Keeping broken code in the
>> repo with no intention of fixing it serves no purpose.
> Still, there are other patches that need to get in though...

Why don't you send them or, if they only touch BeOS files, apply them
directly?  You seem to only do anything when I threaten to kill BeOS

> As I said, I'd like to have at least a known revision (possibly 
> release) supported correctly before dropping support.

I think r3702 should be OK.  That's when it was added originally.  If
that doesn't work, well...

Seriously, I'm not going to wait forever for some fixes that may or
may not arrive.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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