[MPlayer-dev-eng] c++ version of mplayer.c
lu_zero at gentoo.org
Fri Feb 11 10:04:55 CET 2005
Reza Jelveh wrote:
> i don't know if its been mentioned yet or not... but hell yeah c++ is
> damn well the wrong tool. have fun with the portability issues of c++.
Let's add something:
1 libstdc++ is a mess, is huge, could not be present in every arch.
2 C++ has too much stuff inside and requires a much more in depth
knowledge to _start_ write half decent stuff (if you want to write
something really good you need to know most of your language, no matter
3 C++ is ugly to see if you don't like baroque constructs and so on.
4 if you want to move from C to sane C++ you have to rethink/rewrite all
your code since you can't use the same approach and have it work at the
5 For points 1..4 few people here _stand_ C++, let alone those who like it.
If you are interested in multi threaded mplayer there is already a fork
around, you maybe have better lucky using that as base for your mplayer
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