[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Enable proper IPv6 functions on windows

Martin Storsjö martin
Tue Jan 12 13:26:17 CET 2010

On Tue, 12 Jan 2010, Ramiro Polla wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 7:57 AM, Martin Storsj? <martin at martin.st> wrote:
> > The attached patches enable usage of the proper IPv6 enabled
> > getaddrinfo/getnameinfo on windows, by disabling backwards compatibility
> > with anything prior to Windows XP. This was OK'd by Ronald earlier.
> >
> > Ramiro, is this ok with you, too?
> I think we should leave a configure option for win9x. Attached patch
> also gives a one year deadline in the documentation for anyone with
> such a need to speak up, otherwise we'll just remove win9x support
> like many more programs are doing (latest one I saw was cygwin...).

This looks like a good idea.

A small note, though: You may want to clarify that you need to use 
--target-os=win9x for win2000, too, since I'd imagine the demand for that 
is greater than for 9x.

// Martin

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