[vlc-devel] [RFC] removing legacy threading for Windows
jpsaman at videolan.org
Wed Apr 23 20:08:15 CEST 2008
Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> 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.
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