[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] id3v2 unsynchronisation support

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Tue Aug 10 15:55:01 CEST 2010

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 09:45:53PM +1000, Alexander Kojevnikov wrote:
> > why the if() ?
> You mean the last `if`? Because we don't know how realloc is
> implemented on each platform, it can potentially be slow, even if the
> new size is less than the new one. I think it makes sense to reduce
> the number of library calls anyway, and it's not hard in this
> particular case.

If performance matters, use the av_realloc variants that take a size
argument and avoid extra work.
If performance does not matter, use the simplest way.
Your solution uses the "middle" way that solves neither problem
and thus seems rather senseless.

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