[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] udp: added option to ignore empty UDP packets

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Thu Oct 12 17:25:38 EEST 2017

On Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:16:31 +0200
Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:

> Le quintidi 15 vendémiaire, an CCXXVI, Daniel Kučera a écrit :
> > I'm not sure if you mean this patch is unacceptable but if so, I want
> > to note, that this patch is not the same as I submitted before: this
> > one adds cmdlne option to ignore empty packets and it doesn't ignore
> > them when not explicitly enabled.  
> As for this particular solution, I think it exposes to the user the
> innards of a work-around, this is not good at all.
> The good approach is to fix the bugs. You do not need to fix all of
> them, just fix the one or two instances that break things for you: in
> your use case, there is one line of code in the whole project that gets
> ret=0 and thinks it means EOF: find it and fix it, and you should be
> good. Other instance, if any, can be fixed as needed.

You can't force an occasional contributor to fix deep issues to fix a
minor bug, especially not with such a smug attitude.

You need to provide some leeway.

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