[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]doc/platform: Mention musl where x86_32 is not supported

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 20:28:08 EEST 2016

On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 7:24 PM,  <u-9iep at aetey.se> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 03, 2016 at 05:27:19PM +0200, wm4 wrote:
>> > Musl merely showed you the problem and now you are suggesting to "document
>> > that the messenger with his bad news about our health is no longer welcome".
>> musl could also choose to abandon its incredibly "clever" hack (that
>> makes almost everyone who sees it go "WTF"), and, as was pointed our on
> :-D
> IOW it exposes the _bugs_ in how people are accustomed to reason.
>> IRC, probably increase the efficiency and readability of the code in
>> question. Yes, musl is technically in the right, but only technically.
> Is your opinion (about efficiency) sufficiently well informed?
> No offence but I assume you to be a mutimedia guru, not a standard
> library expert, which the author of the code is.
> We shall not blindly accept authority of course. If you have a suggestion
> for improvement, given a reasonable ground it would be useful on the musl
> mailing list.
> Here and without a real ground it looks like a FUD.
> As for readability, it is your personal opinion.
> Again: no offence! Standard libraries are just a quite different area,
> it postulated other skills and presents other implementation challenges
> than multimedia programming.

Optimized code is the same everywhere, you just write different algorithms.

- Hendrik

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