[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] Rename log2/exp2 replacements ff_log2/ff_exp2

Alex Converse alex.converse
Tue Jan 12 17:11:04 CET 2010

2010/1/12 M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>
> "Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> writes:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Mans Rullgard <mans at mansr.com> wrote:
> >> This avoids conflicts with system headers on broken platforms.
> >
> > I don't think this is right, you're essentially duplicating system
> > functions for the sake of broken systems, but you do so even on
> > non-broken ones.
> No, I'm not.
> > I like Vitor's approach better...
> I have the feeling that *any* attempt to provide replacements with the
> real names will break in some way or other.

At a certain point I think you let people who run broken platforms
work together to contribute a fix that doesn't negatively impact
platforms that made a reasonable effort to implement a standard
library that is from the 1990s.

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list