[vlc-devel] [RFC] removing legacy threading for Windows

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at videolan.org
Wed Apr 23 20:08:15 CEST 2008

Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> 	Hello,
> On Windows, we have no less than two mutex and three condition variable 
> implementations, of which only one each are actually _correct_. This clutters 
> the run-time quite a bit, especially with the inline functions involved.
> I'd suggest we remove the legacy/broken spin lock implementations. VLC does 
> not work on Win9x anymore anyway (bot even counting that Win98 is over 10 
> years and 4 major releases old, and many years past support).
I am all for dropping Win95/98 support with 0.9.0.

Jean-Paul Saman.

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