[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH/RFC] Prefer getaddrinfo over gethostbyname

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Jan 7 00:00:50 CET 2010

On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 11:01:55AM -0500, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 6:19 AM, Martin Storsj? <martin at martin.st> wrote:
> > As a follow-up to this, as discussed in the other thread - we may want to
> > rely on the getnameinfo interface, too, for ip -> host resolving or for ip
> > -> string formatting. This patch can be applied after the getaddrinfo
> > wrapper patch, making sure the getnameinfo function is always available.
> I like this very much. Michael (or anyone caring about libossupport),
> can I apply these wrappers to libossupport?

my knowledge of these network functions and the compatibility issues
involved is only light. That is iam not a good choice for reviewing this
kind of patches. If you are sure about what you do commit it, if not
find a second person to review or do RTFM / testing.

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